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What can be the reason that I have not grown taller while other boys of my age (16 years) are becoming taller ?

My friends who were smaller than me bacame taller than me i am a male of 16 years am 40kgs in weight and 5feet height but all my friends who were smaller than me bacame taller than me and there is no mu-stash in my face
Asked On : Fri, 14 Jan 2011
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.Height depends on your genes and parentage and it will increase accordingly. In males, height increases upto near about 18 years of age and so is moustache. You still have two years. Dont worry.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Fri, 14 Jan 2011
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