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Is 4.7",normal height for an eleven year old?

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my son is 11 years old. He is 4.7" tall. is there anything to be concerned about his height? His father is 5.11" and mother is 5.2" tall. both grand parents are not more than 5.4 (all 4 of them)
Posted Tue, 21 Jan 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Need not be concerned Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. There is no need to worry about the height. He is still 11 years and optimum for his age. There is scope to grow taller till age 21. Do wait and observe. regards,
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