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Why Are My Wrists So Small For My Height
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 30 years old male indian. Height 5 ft 4 inch, wrist circumference 6 inch, hands below the elbow are very thin. What should I do to enlarge them?
Lift weights: A proper program can strengthen, tone and build muscle. ...Read more
I am a 17 years old boy. 168cm. My doctor took an xray on my wrist and told me that i barely have any height to grow. I wanna use GH in ontario, how?
Endocrinologist : Consultation with an endocrinologist, a specialist in hormones, can help you decide if GH therapy is right for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
I found what looked like a small bite mark on my wrist. Several days later i experienced about 5-10 sec. Of pain in the same area. What could it be?
Get seen: You haven't shared the circumstances. But i'm concerned that you may have been bitten by a rabid bat. Get with your physician. ...Read more
Hyomax: Hyomax can dry you up. It it probakbly drying out your skin which is secondarily causing your itching. ...Read more
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