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Doctor.I'm in 20.but I have only 165cm height. Mummy has only 156cm and papa has 169.is any chance to increase my height. Can I inject HGH directly.

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Growth plates

Once we hit adulthood and our growth plates are fused - we can not gain any more height.
At 20 yrs of age, your growth plates should be fused. Sorry, but there are no medicines or stretching or herbs or whatever that are going to be able to change that for you.

In brief: Growth plates

Once we hit adulthood and our growth plates are fused - we can not gain any more height.
At 20 yrs of age, your growth plates should be fused. Sorry, but there are no medicines or stretching or herbs or whatever that are going to be able to change that for you.
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Most

Likely you have achieved your maximal height based upon your parents' height.
HGH will not increase your height. Most peoples height are achieved by the age of 20 though the epiphyseal plates fuse by age 20.

In brief: Most

Likely you have achieved your maximal height based upon your parents' height.
HGH will not increase your height. Most peoples height are achieved by the age of 20 though the epiphyseal plates fuse by age 20.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Meant epiphyseal growth plate fuses at about age of 25
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See doctor

If growth plates are closed See your doctor.nothing can be done.
Self mediating is a bad idea.

In brief: See doctor

If growth plates are closed See your doctor.nothing can be done.
Self mediating is a bad idea.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Accept your size

At 21 your growth centers are most likely closed ; no further growth is possible.
If your growth centers are open (xray of hand can tell) you might grow some, but most growth centers close by 17 in males so this is unlikely. You are within the final height range predicted by your parents height.There is no magic exercise or diet to grow taller.Injections of HGH at your age would not increase ht

In brief: Accept your size

At 21 your growth centers are most likely closed ; no further growth is possible.
If your growth centers are open (xray of hand can tell) you might grow some, but most growth centers close by 17 in males so this is unlikely. You are within the final height range predicted by your parents height.There is no magic exercise or diet to grow taller.Injections of HGH at your age would not increase ht
Dr. James Ferguson
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