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Is it possible to get taller after 17 years of age once the growth stops?

Query: Hello doctor, My question is about height. I do not care about height, but it is just curiosity, my hobby, so I am not trying to cry somehow, I am just interested in this topic. If a person stops growing at the age for example 17 years and his or her height remains unchanged since then, is it possi...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me answer each one of your questions one by one. No, this is not possible. Example, if in the female the bone plates have fused by 16 to 18 years and in males by 18 to 21 years then there is no possibility for these bones to grow vertically. Usually, there is ...  Read Full »

What can cause hyperhidrosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 15 year old boy and I have hyperhidrosis. I sweat so much. My shirt cannot stay on for at least 5 minutes. In some half an hour to one hour my whole shirt and armpit area will drench in sweat. Yes, I take a shower twice a day and put deodorant every day. I have even tried the anti...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating could be due to endocrine or hormone related issues. I have explained the causes below. Hyperthyroidism - A simple, non-fasting blood test called TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) will help in diagnosing this problem. Acromegaly - Ano...  Read Full »

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