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Can gluten intolerance be one of the reason for short stature in height i.e less than predictable growth?
Sure: it this has led to nutritional (including certain vitamins) deficiency. ...Read more
No: It has no effect on heigth.Get a more detailed answer ›
Male,21,My doc said I have short stature compared to my family members due to malnutrition,any chances that my growth plate still open ?
Indications : Gh is tightly regulated with specific fda indications for its use. Short stature by itself is not an indication to use gh. When gh is prescribed certainly it is better to give it sooner rather than later but there is normally no urgency. Hypoglycemia in infants with gh deficiency may be an exception. Patients with pws start during infancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can delayed puberty lead to final short stature? I grow up w/ dad only and didn't have a mother care during my growth, can it affect my growth?
Men/Women short : From a statistical standpoint in this country, short men are those who are less than 5'5" in final height. Women less than 5'0" are considered short in this country. There are separate growth charts available for those of asian descent. Children whose height is greater than 2 sd below the mean for age on a growth chart are considered short. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abnormal facies: The characteristics describe could be apart of any number of genetic syndromes or merely familial in origin. This kind of question could only be accurately answered given a medical and family history, growth charts, and photos. Anything else would be shots in the dark. ...Read more
Confusing question: Your age is listed as 31, so any further growth is not going to happen.Most males stop growing at 17-18 and females 15-17. Short of having your bones lengthened by rather dramatic and painful surgery, you are done. ...Read more
Short stature: A myriad of other things including problems with any major organ system like heart or kidney disease, genetic syndromes, gastrointestinal disorders, cystic fibrosis, rheumatologist disorders, thyroid disease, malnutrition, cushings, some medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best surgical type/technique bone elongation for 26 Y/o man complaining of short stature (his hight 158 cm and want to be 163 cm minimum)?
See an orthopedic surgeon: who would honestly advise you, to my knowledge there is no such surgical procedure to make you taller at your age, wearing high heals would be an option, good luck ...Read more