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How can I grow at least 3 inches taller if i'm 20 years old ? I'm currently at 5' 9 and a quarter inch.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: High healed shoes

If you entered puberty the same time as your friends & your bone maturity is that of an adult there is little you can do to increase your height.
A single x-ray of your left hand can be assessed for bone maturity.If >18y, you are done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15y you might grow a little more.There are no magic solutions if your growth centers are closed.

In brief: High healed shoes

If you entered puberty the same time as your friends & your bone maturity is that of an adult there is little you can do to increase your height.
A single x-ray of your left hand can be assessed for bone maturity.If >18y, you are done growing, if bony maturity is more like 15y you might grow a little more.There are no magic solutions if your growth centers are closed.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: You cannot

If at age 20 your bone growing plates have already fused.

In brief: You cannot

If at age 20 your bone growing plates have already fused.
Dr. David Geffner
Dr. David Geffner
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