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Growth restrictions with juvenile arthritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi doc..doc 've a doubt..'ve juvinile arthritis..n being 18yr my height is just 4'9"..s it cos of tis arthitis..?
Doctor :   arthritis may not restrict the growth
User :   then hw to gain height..?s it possible at tis age..?
Doctor :   You still have growth left
Doctor :   Usually one can grow till 20 years of age

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