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At what rate does the height grow in a teenaged girl ?

i m 14 years old girl, my height was 4.10 inches six months ago , will my height increase more or not and my weight was 41 kg at that time. please tell me
Asked On : Sat, 26 Mar 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello pratibha ;
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The height of a female will increase till 18 yrs and the height is determined by the genes so you will get height proportionate to your parents.Also the height increases in spurts so it will start increasing again do not worry.Just take a healthy diet and do not worry.
Answered: Tue, 19 Jul 2011
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Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases Dr. Hema Yadav's  Response
Hi , are ur parents short statured?when have u got ur periods?final ht of a person depends on genetics + environmental factors.most imp for u now is to have aa good diet rich in iron n vitamins.alsou can try swimming or stretching exercises.take care
Answered: Tue, 19 Jul 2011
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