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I am a teen and I grew 3.5 in per year when i was 13 and 14 then it drastically slowed down. I am now only 5 ft 6 in and my dad is 6 ft 2 in and my mom is 5 ft 1 in. Will i grow anymore? Should i talk to my parents about a growth supplement? Please help!


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replied July 26th, 2016
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Long bones are not fused till 18 to 20 years so there is a chance you will grow further. Hope for the best.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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