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Doctor insights on: Why Are My Wrists So Small For My Height

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Till what age does wrist circumference increase? 20, wrist size 6.7 inches,height 173 cm, ankle 8.9 inches.

Till what age does wrist circumference increase? 20, wrist size 6.7 inches,height 173 cm, ankle 8.9 inches.

Varies somewhat: The mechanism by which the circumference of the wrist increases includes the growth of the bones that make up the wrist, the joint spaces in the wrist, and also the soft tissues of the wrist as well. Bone growth in males can vary quite a bit anywhere usually between 14 and 21. Muscle and tendon size vary with use. Even elderly patients can have increase in wrist circumference due to arthritis. ...Read more

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Im 16 and just want to know do wrist builders stop growth/height? Whats the safest bodybuilding exercise i can do that doesnt stop growth or height??

Not really: Cross train with high/low burst aerobics and free weights. I am not sure what wrist builders you are referring to?- Most body muscle enhancer are nothing more than protein and vitamins. ...Read more

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Can I have a wrist X-ray at the age of 17 after puberty for height growth ?

Can I have a wrist X-ray at the age of 17 after puberty for height growth ?

You can but...: If you can find a doctor willing to order this you can but there is little point in doing so. Girls stop growing 2-3 years after their periods start; this is when the growth plates close. After this further growth is impossible. If it's been 3 years or more since puberty the x-ray will undoubtedly show that your growth plates are closed. You need to accept that you have reached full height. Sorry! ...Read more

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What does small and frail wrists indicate? Does it mean im still growing? No one in my family has tiny wrists except for me and my sister shes 12

What does small and frail wrists indicate? Does it mean im still growing? No one in my family has tiny wrists except for me and my sister shes 12

Variant of normal: Small children have small wrists, but if they appear frail it is possible that the maturation is delayed. This can be determined by an x-ray of the wrist to assess the age of the wrist bones relative to your age. If there is a significant delay, a referral to a pediatric endocrinologist is appropriate. The frailness can also mean that the long bones need to be x-rayed. ...Read more

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I am taking hyomax and have developed a small rash on my wrists and ankles.

I am taking hyomax and have developed a small rash on my wrists and ankles.

Hyomax: Hyomax can dry you up. It it probakbly drying out your skin which is secondarily causing your itching. ...Read more