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Effects of smoking on growth spurts - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hey um i have a question on my growth
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   proceed
User :   i am 15 and i smoke an occational cigar and i was just wondering if it could acually affect my growth
User :   im about 5'8
Doctor :   usually it is not at allrelated to your rowth
Doctor :   but if you smoke frequently , it may decrease you appetite
Doctor :   finally your weight will come down
User :   and also i was wondering if i still have my growth spirt to come
User :   i have no hair under my armpits
User :   and i think i still have a couple more inches to come
Doctor :   yes upto 19- 21 years , growth spurt will be there
User :   really?
User :   wow nice
Doctor :   yes
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ok
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