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If a boy is at tanner stage 4.1 and is 5'11 (3 inches below predicted adult height) how much taller will he get?
What is estimated adult height for 16 yr old girl, period at 15 yr 0 months, dad 5'5 mom 5'4.5 .. currently 5'2.5. stageV tanner scale US size6.5 shoe?
Target height: Target height range for female with parent heights dad: 5'5" mom: 5.4.5" Target height would be 4ft 11in to 5ft 5in - Since already 5'2.5", start there... At age 16y; and tanner stage V may not be much more room for growth. Bone age assessments can also determine if more height growth is expected, but this is not done routinely unless there is concern for an underlying endocrine issue. ...Read more
36 yo male/nutrition: Nutrition needs vary but high protein, good fats (avocado, good quality marine fish oil, etc), and low on the carbs can be helpful. If you are taking an over the counter multivitamin (even one for men) most have such a low amount of the ingredients on the label that they do not really support health. A natural medicine doctor or nutritionist can point you in the right direction. Lifestyle too! ...Read more
Be active 1 hr/day: To get that much activity daily a teen might need to be introduced to multiple activities, and parents should visit several sites. The aap, cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/children.Html and american college of sports medicine are credible sites of information on fitness, exercise, sports. Also there are now more resources available through popular websites and apps. ...Read more
Teen health, fitness: To get adequate information daily a teen might need to be introduced to multiple resources, and parents should visit several sites. The aap, cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/children.Html & american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, exercise, sports. Also there are now more resources available through popular websites, apps. ...Read more
If a 14 year old boy is at tanner stage 4.1-4.4 and is 5'11 parents 6'3 and 5'6 how much taller will he get?
Height calculator: check this site, http://www.calculator.net/height-calculator.html?Get a more detailed answer ›
Same as for females: Boys get anorexia too! we have male patients as young as 9-10 and although boys may express themselves differently than girls, the illness, the brain disorder and symptoms, are the same. I blog on pediatric and adolescent eating disorders and have blogged on males: www.Kartiniclinic.Com/blog/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for a 5'11 14 year old boy who shaves everyday to grow taller? Parents 5'6 and 6'3
See CDC chart: We need to know both height and exact age. You can look these up for yourself at the WHO or CDC growth charts. Just Google growth charts, females 2-20 years and then chose either the WHO or CDC charts. Look up your height, or the average for all girls would be 50% and you can just see how many pounds this would be. So many rapid changes in everything through the teen years! ...Read more
My dad has spine metastes frm primary prostate cancer, terminal, indefinate hormone therapy...Whats average prognosis please?
Depends how long: How long on hormones? If just started the cancer may respond for average of several years. If he was already on hormones for long time prognosis is worse months to a year or two using other option such as different drugs or chemotherapy. Not cureable at this point just delaying progression. Some are offering Provenge (sipuleucel-t) but it's new and not known how effective, this is a vaccine type of therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much percentage of genetics play in determining height. I am male 21 height is 5 3.5.Father height 5.7 mother 4.9. People tease me.Sucide & guilty?
Please see doctor: You sound very uncomfortable about things you cannot change -- like your height, which to a great degree is genetically determined, and at 21 is unlikely to change. (the growth plates in most people's bones are closed by that time.) in this & other questions you have mentioned suicide, guilty, etc. Please see a doctor for treatment as soon as possible -- a psychiatrist can help you with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Estimated adult height for 16 yr old girl, period at 15 yr 0 months, dad 5'5 mom 5'4.5 .. currently 5'2.5. she looks pretty much fully developed. ?
Target height: Target height range for female with parent heights dad: 5'5" mom: 5.4" Target height would be 4ft 11in to 5ft 5in At age 16 & depending on what stage of puberty she has completed there may or may not be a little more room for growth. Bone age assessments can also determine if more height growth is expected, but this is not done routinely unless there is concern for an underlying endocrine issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Creatinine Serum level of 1.4 Adult male 150 pounds 5'6 age 26. September was 1.28 Should I be worried?
No: Hey man! If that's 150 pounds of mostly muscle, I'm surprised it's not higher. When I was lifting every day, I ran 1.6 to 1.8. The reference ranges are set for couch potatoes. Assuming you feel well and your urinalysis was normal. Labs are only meaningful with the patient history and physical exam. Be glad for good health. ...Read more
He needs to : Be evaluated - especially if temp is over 104. ...Read more
15 year teenage girl & mother have close relationship then someone brainwashed daughter to hate her mother what would be damage to girl later in life?
Supporting teenagers: Teenagers are naturally learning new things, it is an important part of development, and sometimes relationships with parents can also change. It does not mean they don't need or love their parents. Parents will need to still guide their children. A good family therapist can help you learn more about what your daughter needs emotionally and how you can be of best support now. ...Read more
How to diet? Can I use unicity product? I am too fate. The below is my personal information: age: 39, weight: 96kg, heigh: 175cm, sex: male.
Lifestyle Changes: "10 yr old girl, 4'11", 101.4 lbs...healthy BMI? The Body mass Index is a tool to assess fat levels. Additionally, children must have their Ht & Wt assessed using standard growth charts. Your child's Ht, Wt, and BMI are at the 95th % for age. A BMI over 85th % falls into over-weight category. See your doctor for guidance to incorporate exercise & dietary changes into your child's daily routine. ...Read more
Make Taller: No those activities will not make you taller. Only genetics can do that. ...Read more
Depends: Average height depends on genetics. Certain peoples are taller than others (Scandinavians vs Asians) for example. If you had regular exams through childhood, your doc will have charted your growth and noted where it ranges in comparison with other guys. Final height depends on the height of your parents, and your nutrition during childhood. ...Read more
Insecurity about: one's body as a teen age boy is very common. If you have good health focus on that. if the insecurity keeps you from going to school, interferes w/sleep, etc. please see your doc to make sure all is well w/your body and then a mental health professional for anxiety support. Stay neat and clean and treat others the way you would like to be treated. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hi I would like to know what is the age range for teen guy voice to change and I'm 17 and I don't want it to change so would it anyway?
Get Ready To Mutate: "Adolescent boys' voices often begin to mutate at 12-13 years of age and taper between 15-18. During this time, lower pitches tend to be more stable than upper pitch ranges, and most of the active changes tend to occur within one year." source: http://www.ncvs.org ...Read more
Healthy and active: It depends on your weight, your activity level and whether you are seeking to change your weight. Best to think in terms of healthy nutrients - protein, calcium, fiber. Calorie counting is not a fun or productive way to manage your diet. Look at choosemyplate.gov/about for some ideas. ...Read more
Decrease cortisol: Cortisol and Inflammatory cytokines are secreted in your body naturally. These can cause increased arousal, sleep disruption, and organ function disruption if they are not decreased. A normal 6 1/2 hours of untiterrupted sleep decrases their level in the body. Their concenttratoin drop through sleep will increase alertness, performance, and give your body and mind a better shot of feeling better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I woke up this morning with pain in my leg what is going on I'm a teen guy asking this question can you please help me
I m an Asian guy and 5' 4" tall.A i was taking supplement 'mega teen '.And i go to gym everyday .If there any other way to gain weight and taller ?
Wt mayby,taller-not: At 18 most males have finished their linear growth and the growth centers in the long bones have closed.If they remain open, a balanced diet /rest & regular exercise will let you grow to your potential. Supplements do not increase height or height potential. Weight can be added with careful use of weight training & diet. ...Read more
Eat, be merry, peace: Young men's highest cause of death is violence or accidents. So think peace, man! Wear helmets, seat-belts, & avoid risky behaviors, especially if due to peer-pressure, Eat a healthy diet, optimize weight, be active and fit. Avoid ads for junk food, or junk meds, or junk, treatments. Safer sex. Respect others. Educate yourself to avoid things that increase risk of cancer, heart disease. Smile! ...Read more
Confidence: Having a skill or a hobby that you enjoy and that makes you feel competent is important. It gives you a topic to talk about, an interest to research, a way to connect with people. ...Read more
Do taller guys have larger penises then shorter and when can a teen expect theres to grow the most?
Penis size: Supposedly a valid "rule of thumb" is one's (erect) penis is three times the length of one's thumb. Penis length & girth respond to the male hormones. Most of human penis growth happens between infancy and the age of five and in the five years after the onset of puberty. ...Read more
What am I doing tnow as a teen that can stunt my growth and how can I avoid they factor that stunt my growth and when will I as a teen guy stop growin?
Positives are easier: The factors that support the best possible growth are good health, proper nutrition and exercise and proper sleep.If you are not doing these, it hurts. Males generally stop growing about 17, when there growth centers close.An x-ray of your wrist/hand can be analysed for chance of more growth.If the growth centers are closed, you are done. ...Read more
Hello doctors. I'm a 22 year guy from India. I'm 15 kgs overweight. Is there a good website that guides me for a good diet and exercise???
Atkin: You can try weight-watcher website or Atkin. The main thing is to decrease Calorie intake, adjust diet to get more calorie from Protein rather than Carbohydrates, increase fiber intake, drink enough water and also exercise 3-4 times a week for at least 60 minutes a day. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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