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Hi, I'm 18 years of age. I'm 5"8 but most people that are shorter than me have longer legs than me, and on the net I've found information about possible diabetes, kidney problems? I'm just wondering if someone could tell me some possible causes for this. I also think I am losing hair. Is there any related causes that could cause both of these problems? I've been thinking that it could have been the steroids in the puffers that I took when I was young that could've interfered with my growth but I don't know. But it'd be nice if someone could answer to this, thank you.


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replied June 13th, 2007
Diabetes Answer A2898
It seems likely that neither you nor people shorter than you have any problems with body growth. If you are not satisfied with your body's appearance, it doesn’t mean that you have a physical asymmetrical development disorder. Additionally, neither diabetes, kidney problems nor inhalator steroids can cause such asymmetric growth disorder.


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