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Can my short upper body and long legs be made proportional ?

i have a short upper body..but i have a long legs...and its really confusing cause its not 20 yrs old there still a chance that my upper body will increase? please help me..
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
you should get it checked through a physician or an endocrinologist whether it is really proportional or not or you figure or constitution is similar to your parents.Your age of physical growth(height) is almost over.
Answered: Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Aseem's  Response
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Read your prob, you have short upper part n long legs this is due to imbalance disbalance of hormons like thyroid, pitutary, growth hormon. first you have to mention your hight n ratio of upper n lower segment n arm span. you should consult with endocrinologist rule out the cause n start proper treatment.
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