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Genetic factors determining height of a person - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am 15 and i am shorter than my classmates...........way shorter ....iam 157cms..........people tell me i look like a kid...........yesterday agirl told me that when she saw my photo she thougt she was looking at a i normal.......or do i have any defect in me...............what should i do.........iam desperate ........i wanna grow up
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
Doctor :   Give your location?
User :   india
Doctor :   Weight.
User :   about 55
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give you parents height.
User :   Fathers height is 156
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Mothers is height is about the same
Doctor :   Then you are taller than your parents right?
User :   well about a little
Doctor :   The average height for 15 year old indian boy is 147-190 cm.
Doctor :   A persons height is determined by there parents hight.
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