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When do females stop growing taller? What is the latest age you have seen a female gain height before ending her growth?

When do females stop growing taller? What is the latest age you have seen a female gain height before ending her growth?

Depends: most girls reach their full height about 2 years after their menses (periods) start. So cannot give you an answer based on age because some girls start their periods as early as 8-9 y/o and some as late as 15-16 y/o. Hope this answers your question. Dr. R ...Read more

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When do females breast stop growing?

When do females breast stop growing?

Mammary glands: Although breast growth can vary from early puberty to mid adulthood, the breasr size will also increase during pregnancy and decrease thereafter. At your age i would not think about it until your early-mid twenty years. ...Read more

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At what age do females typically stop growing?

At what age do females typically stop growing?

Growth stops.: Tall is when the bones stop groing in teens. Wider/fatter never is some it seems. ...Read more

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Do females stop growing once they turn 18? I'm 18 by the way.

Do females stop growing once they turn 18? I'm 18 by the way.

Probably: Some kids continue to grow taller into their late teens or rarely early twenties but only when their bone maturity lags behind their age. If the growth centers of the long bones have fused, you cannot grow taller. A single x-ray of the wrist ; hand can yield a bone maturity.Most girls stop at 17. If you entered puberty late, you may have potential to grow. ...Read more

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How can i stop beards and remove them from my face and not to grow again and even not to affect my baby girl am a lady of 21 years old?

How can i stop beards and remove them from my face and not to grow again and even not to affect my baby girl am a lady of 21 years old?

Hirsutism: Excessive facial hair in women can have many causes - many of which are hormonal. Have you discussed this with a physician or here on healthtap with a virtual consult? More information is required to entertain why you are experiencing this and I'd advise you to seek further evaluation. Laser is the only way to permanently remove the hair... ...Read more

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When do growth plates close for females? Why is my jaw still growing out when i'm not growing any taller? How to make it stop? 18 years old?

When do growth plates close for females? Why is my jaw still growing out when i'm not growing any taller? How to make it stop? 18 years old?

Growth hormones!: Growth hormones stimulate the growth plates and cause bones to grow. Different bones stop growing at different times, which is why you feel that your jaw is growing while you're not growing any taller. Growth stops when the hormones are no longer being released. On average, the jaws stop growing around the ages of 16-17 in females and 18-21 in males. Serial cephalometric films can help identify. ...Read more

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18 yo female, why is my jaw suddenly growing out? Chin is becoming more pointy? I've stopped growing in height a while ago. How to stop this?

18 yo female, why is my jaw suddenly growing out? Chin is becoming more pointy? I've stopped growing in height a while ago. How to stop this?

Needs eval/imaging: It is important to know whether what you are noticing is truly bone or something else that might be enlarging such as a fluid-filled cyst or infected abscess. You need to be evaluated by a health care provider, and imaging/x-ray obtained. This is not anything you can control yourself by doing anything good luck! ...Read more

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38 yo female with a nontoxic multinodular goiter 5-6X bigger than normal. Could it stop growing or shrink on its own? Dx 20 years ago - slow growing

38 yo female with a nontoxic multinodular goiter 5-6X bigger than normal. Could it stop growing or shrink on its own? Dx 20 years ago - slow growing

More information: is needed...has this individual had THYROID HORMONE replacement therapy??/ This generally will "shrink" NTMG ...and if not thyroid surgery is generally offered!

Hope this is helpful'
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am a female, but I have excess hair growing on my chin, on my neck and around my nipples. Anything to stop that? Please help its Embarassing

I am a female, but I have excess hair growing on my chin, on my neck and around my nipples. Anything to stop that? Please help its Embarassing

Hirsutism: Do you also have acne break outs and may be over weight? If you are not genetically prone to hirsutism, you may have Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and should have your doctor perform blood hormone levels and abdominal ultrasound to confirm diagnosis. If confirmed, you will start on antiandrogen treatment, if not, you can seek permanent LASER Hair Reduction. ...Read more

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How can I stop growing ?

How can I stop growing ?

When you are: Finished with puberty, your bones will stop growing, and that will be the end of it. Once your bones close the epiphyseal plates, you won't get any taller, no matter what you do. You'll have to wait until nature has finished it's work on your individual canvas. You are a one of a kind piece of art. If you are worried that there is something wrong, have your parents take you to an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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How i can stop growing taller?

How i can stop growing taller?

You are close: There is no safe way to stop growing taller. You are almost at the age when your bones fuse and at this stage you will not grow any taller. ...Read more

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How can i stop my heigh growing?

How can i stop my heigh growing?

Height: Your height will continue to grow until your growth plates fuse and that is usually at 17 or 18 years of age ...Read more

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How to stop height..?It growing to much

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Gigantisme: If you are growing too much- more than expected, meaning that your parents are not tall, but you are very tall and continue to grow- your condition may be abnormal and you should go to see your doctor for more evaluation. You would need to get some blood work and some imaging like MRI of the head is likely to be done. Referral to an endocrinologist & neurosurgeon can be done accordingly as needed. ...Read more

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In which age did the boys stop growing?

In which age did the boys stop growing?

17 or 18: when their long bones "ends" close and stop growing, boys stop getting taller and that would be the end of their adolescence, good luck ...Read more

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How do I permanently stop my unibrow from growing?

How do I permanently stop my unibrow from growing?

Hair removal: If that is what you truly want, electrolysis or laser hair removal will remove the unwanted hair. You may want to wait until you've found that one special person -- he/she may like it just as it is. ...Read more

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How do I permanently stop my unibrow from growing?

How do I permanently stop my unibrow from growing?

Consider laser: Unfortunately there are no methods that can guarantee permanent hair loss, but laser hair removal and electrolysis offer you the best chance at permanent hair loss. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How could i stop my eyebrows growing together permanently?

How could i stop my eyebrows growing together permanently?

Laser hair removal: Try laser hair removal. I'm sure there are several places in denver that offer this service. ...Read more

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I am 25 and my boobs will not stop growing. Is there any way to stop this?

I am 25 and my boobs will not stop growing. Is there any way to stop this?

Breast size: The breasts enlarge naturally with weight gain, puberty, pregnancy and breast-feeding.
If you are particularly concerned please d/w your doctor. ...Read more

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Okay i'm 18 and is my penis stop growing yet ?

Okay i'm 18 and is my penis stop growing yet ?

Probably: Most males have completed their growth by this age. In rare cases there may a little more growth, but not much.Remember, it is not the size of the wand, it is the magic that is in it. ...Read more

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What are ways to stop my sebaceous cysts from growing?

What are ways to stop my sebaceous cysts from growing?

No sure fire cure: Some feel oral retinoids may help decrease this activity but they are not generally used for this purpose. Probably the same is true or even less likely for topical retinoids which ar unlikely to penetrate to the deep dermis where they occur. ...Read more

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How to stop your boobs and hips from growing?

How to stop your boobs and hips from growing?

Genetics: Factors underlying growing boobs and hips are part of the genetic setup of an individual and can therefore not be influenced in a natural way. ...Read more

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At what age do I stop growing?

17: By age 17 - most boys will not grow any longer- Of course there are exceptions to every rule. If this is a concern, have a visit with the pediatrician for further evaluation based on his past heights and growth curve. ...Read more

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When do boys stop growing taller?

When do boys stop growing taller?

Around 17-18: Unless the family has a tendency toward late growth, most male growth is done by 17-18. Linear growth continues until the growth centers close, (17-18 in most) some will have slower closure of the centers and continue at a slow pace to 20.An x-ray of the wrist and hand can be assessed for growth centers and determine if growh is still possible. ...Read more