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    Hey, i'm 17 and a half, 18 at christmas and currently 5 ft 6. I'm wondering will i grow taller? Is there anything i can do.

    Thank you.
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    :shock: No you're doomed for eternity ZOMG :headfire:









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    I'm male.
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    How are we suppose to know?
    It differs for many people.
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    Eat lots of Green Giant food products. Using the "you are what you eat" theory, if you eat Green Giant products, you will become a giant.
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    (Original post by menaa-x)
    No.







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    Hi mena


    Yeah mena's right , I think girls stop growing at like 18/19 , boys stop at 21/22 ish.
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    eat spinach. No, wait. That's popeye.....

    My dad always said he was a small guy and didn't properly grow until he reached about your age. He is about 6" 1" now
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    Girls stop between 16 and 18, Guys stop between 18 and 21. Obviously there are exceptions, I for example stopped growing (upwards) at 12. You might grow a bit more but you might not. Wait and see!
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    You still have time to grow =)
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    The only real answer is "maybe".
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    My doctor said from 2 xrays that my growth plates have closed in my legs.

    ANy idea how much i'l grow.


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    ur proble is nothing, im nearly 20 and im 5'3(male obv) i dont think im gunna grow anymore, unless any of u thinks otherwise..?
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    im short 2
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    You will grow exactly 4.89823 inches by the time you're 22. No, we do not have any idea how much you'll grow - I doubt even your doctor could tell you accurately how much more you will grow (at best a rough estimate).
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    mate im 18 and 5ft4. have learnt over time not to get your hopes up because you'll only be disappointed. Just live your life.
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    Dude - even if you don't grow anymore, I wouldn't worry.

    I'm 5'6'' ish - and I ROCK!

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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    My doctor said from 2 xrays that my growth plates have closed in my legs.

    ANy idea how much i'l grow.


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    So you've been to the doctors and yet your asking a bunch of student on TSR
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    I got an Xray a few weeks ago, my growth plates are still active!

    I'm 18 and 6ft 8!

    Oh dear!

    But when your short you want to be tall and Vice-Versa, can't win really.
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    (Original post by SomeonecalledJohnny)
    I got an Xray a few weeks ago, my growth plates are still active!

    I'm 18 and 6ft 8!

    Oh dear!

    But when your short you want to be tall and Vice-Versa, can't win really.
    Unless you're average

    OP, if your growth plates in your legs are closed, I think it's the end of the line for you , unless, I dunno, your neck and back grow?

    The only hope I guess is if you're late in puberty - then I think you stop growing at a later age to everyone else
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hey, i'm 17 and a half, 18 at christmas and currently 5 ft 6. I'm wondering will i grow taller? Is there anything i can do.

    Thank you.
    I think yes you will if you have not reached your full genetic potenial already.
    Since you are a male , if you eat healthy, you can till you reach 20 years.
    For females it's kinda more difficult because after puberty they usually stop growing and accumelate fats instead.

    PS: You can try some streching exercises.
 
 
 
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