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Is it possible for a 22 yr old male to grow taller?
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
At 22 years of age your growth plates are fused.
You are done growing.

In brief: No
At 22 years of age your growth plates are fused.
You are done growing.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Doubt it
Future growth is dependent on whether the growth centers in your long bones remain open.
Most have closed by 18 yo in males. If your family has a history of delayed growth, these may be open and growth possible.An x-ray of your wrist and hand can detect your bone maturity.If the index is consistent with >18, you are done, if 14 you could grow more but this is not realistic.

In brief: Doubt it
Future growth is dependent on whether the growth centers in your long bones remain open.
Most have closed by 18 yo in males. If your family has a history of delayed growth, these may be open and growth possible.An x-ray of your wrist and hand can detect your bone maturity.If the index is consistent with >18, you are done, if 14 you could grow more but this is not realistic.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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