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Increase in height.What to do ?

I am of 17 years old. I got my puberty in 15 years and after that I got no increase in height even though I have taken medicine with proper diet but no results. my father is 4 inches taller than me. please any medicine my name is Arbab from karachi
Asked On : Sun, 3 Apr 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Dear friend
Since you have already completed your growth you are unlikely to grow in length further.
you can consider limb lengthening surgeries to increase your height.
you can gain 7-10 cm of height with this surgeries.
you can contact us at

Dr Manohar Babu KV
Consultant pediatric orthopaedic surgeon
Apollo Hospitals
+91 9164072363
Answered: Sat, 6 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Rajeshkant Saihgal's  Response
there are chances that your height can increase uptil your bony epiphysis join,which usually occurs at age of 18 to 19 years of age.
carry on taking good balanced healthy diet & do regular pull up exercises.
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Partho Sarathi Roy's  Response
there is a formula to calculate your target height=ht of mother+ht of father divided by 2 plus 6 inch(as male).No medication in the world could change it after puberty as it determined by genetic factor.
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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