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Doctor insights on: When Do Boys Feet Stop Growing

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When do feet stop growing?

When do feet stop growing?

Foot Growth: Although the feet typically stop growing around the age of 15 when the growth plates close, adults sometimes get a feeling that their feet continue to get bigger. After pregnancy, weight gain, and even over time when your arches begin to get weaker and come down it may seem that your feet are getting bigger. ...Read more

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How do I stop growing or I'm five feet four inches tall how do I stay this way.

How do I stop growing or I'm five feet four inches tall how do I stay this way.

Hard to say: At a listed age of 18, your growth centers are likely fused (closed) and further increase in height would not occur. You could have your wrist/hand x-rayed to identify your growth potential, but if the study showed your centers to be that of an 18 yo you are done. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and 6 feet tall. Is it possible that I could still grow a few inches before I stop growing?

I'm 17 and 6 feet tall. Is it possible that I could still grow a few inches before I stop growing?

Growth last year?: If there was growth last year, probably will grow this year (must check the doctor's growth chart). Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person can do to change height. ...Read more

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Around what age do feet stop growing for girls?

Around what age do feet stop growing for girls?

Feet stop...: ....Growing at the same time as the rest of her stops growing. That can be any time between about 11 and about 21, but likely sometime in between. ...Read more

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I have large feet and I'm 18. Will it stop growing?

Radiographs: The best way to determine if you will stop growing is to evaluate xrays of your feet. We look at whether or not your growth plates have fused and when they have, we say that you have reached 'skeletal maturity' and are not expected to grow at those sites any longer. ...Read more

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How do I stop growing? I just turned 16 and I'm 6 foot 4 inches.

How do I stop growing? I just turned 16 and I'm 6 foot 4 inches.

Time: There is not a way that you can safely influence how tall you grow, because your height is determined by genetics. The good news is, males stop growing around age 16 on average (though some continue to grow through age 18). So it's unlikely that you'll grow much taller than you already are. ...Read more

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My height is 6.4 feet can I reduce my height about 3 to 4 inchs so that I look normal I am18 year old, and I want to stop growing now. Help me?

My height is 6.4 feet can I reduce my height about 3 to 4 inchs so that I look normal I am18 year old, and I want to stop growing now. Help me?

Tough to stop: Your growth plates are still open, so some degree of growth will continue. The only way to reduce your height is to have bone removed from your legs. This is generally considered to be "not a good idea." 6' 4" is not considered a giant by today's standards. ...Read more

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I am about 6 foot 5 inches tall and I am 19 years old how old will I be when I stop growing?

I am about 6 foot 5 inches tall and I am 19 years old how old will I be when I stop growing?

When the growth: Plates in the bones close, the bones will stop growing. This is usually by 16 in girls and 18 in boys- however there are exceptions. Of course one can get wider growing width-wise
for much longer than that! ...Read more

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If my height is 5 foot 9, my mom is 5 foot 1 and my dad is 5 foot 6, what height will I be when I stop growing?

If my height is 5 foot 9, my mom is 5 foot 1 and my dad is 5 foot 6, what height will I be when I stop growing?

Unknown: Nobody can predict your height, but if you are 25 years old and keep growing talk to your physician to rule out hormonal abnormalities. ...Read more

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I am a boy and I am 20 years old. My father height 6"1.5".My mother is 5'3".But I am 5'8"at the age of 20.I want to grow 6 feet. Boys grow till 25?

I am a boy and I am 20 years old. My father height 6"1.5".My mother is 5'3".But I am 5'8"at the age of 20.I want to grow 6 feet. Boys grow till 25?

Very unlikely!: You can ask your Dad when he stopped growing but most boys stop growing by the age of 18. The most definitive test is called the "bone age" wherein they X-ray your wrist, hand, and fingers at once and compare it to an atlas of "standards". Your bones lengthen at the ends, not the middle. It will tell you how much potential growth you have left in your skeleton. Also read "Serenity Prayer". ...Read more

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Can too many ankle sprains cause calcium deficiency and stop me grow taller? I had like 20 ankle sprains and 2 times my right foot was in a plastercast

Can too many ankle sprains cause calcium deficiency and stop me grow taller? I had like 20 ankle sprains and 2 times my right foot was in a plastercast

Nope: Won't affect your height but you should see doctor and find out why you have chronic ankle instability. Youmay have torn your collateral ligaments......fixing them should be considered.... (Brostrom surgery) ...Read more

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What to do at home to stop your feet from smelling?

What to do at home to stop your feet from smelling?

Smelly feet: There are many reasons your feet can smell. If you feet sweat alot you can bring a second pair of socks with you when you go out. You can also apply baby powder to the inside of your socks. Alternate the shoes that you wear, making sure that if your shoegear is wet that they dry before you wear them. Soaking your feet in epsom salt can also help. If the problem persists ask for a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I am 16 + can I grow in height my height now is just 4 feet 11 inches?

I am 16 + can I grow in height my height now is just 4 feet 11 inches?

Yes: You may grow in height beyond 16. However, many factors like genetics, hormones, nutrition with influence how tall you will get. ...Read more

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Is it true that putting baby powder on your feet stops them from smelling?

Is it true that putting baby powder on your feet stops them from smelling?

Helps: Bacterial action on sweat contributes to foot odor. Baby powder/talcum powder/anti-fungal spray help keep feet dry (latter helps prevent/treat athlete's foot. Not wearing the same pair of shoes, etc every day allows footwear to dry & prevents odor. If feet sweat a lot, changes socks often, reapplying powder each time. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someones feet grow 2-3 sizes in their early thirties?

What does it mean when someones feet grow 2-3 sizes in their early thirties?

Not normal: That is not normal. You need to be checked to make sure your pituitary function is normal. ...Read more

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Sir' I m 30 years old but want to grow my height present it it 5 feet 3 inch?

You are done growing: At 30 years of age, the growth plates have all closed and you are as tall as you are ever going to be. ...Read more

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What diet shoud be taken to grow my height, I am of 5 feet 7 inches. I want to grow more height?

You'll need a diet: Of genes while inside the womb. You'll grow to whatever height your genetic code dictates, and nothing you eat, drink or smoke is going to change that. Your height is like the weather. You can either decide to be happy with what you cannot control or be tortured by a lifelong struggle you're sure to lose. ...Read more

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I am 5 feet 2 inch, going to turn 18 in two months. Do I have any chance of growing another 2-3 inch?

I am 5 feet 2 inch, going to turn 18 in two months. Do I have any chance of growing another 2-3 inch?

Growth: It all depends on whether or not your growth plates have closed. If they have closed then no you will not grow. If they have not closed then you could grow. So, if you really want to know see a doctor and get xrays of your growth plate. ...Read more

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One of friend (female) is short in height. Strict 5 feet, age 17+. Is there any possibility to grow longer? If possbile, what's the procedure?

One of friend (female) is short in height. Strict 5 feet, age 17+. Is there any possibility to grow longer? If possbile, what's the procedure?

Tough call: You need to know if she is much shorter than her mother and any sisters.
If she is she needs to see a pediatric endocrinologist who will determine if she can still grow taller and if she has growth hormone deficiency. This may be correctable but she should not wait too long to be seen. ...Read more