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Recently I have been observing that my son height already reached 5.11 ft at the age 15. This fast growth have been observing since 2 years. Now it's a big concern for me that if growth continues like this looks odd beyond certain height. My height is 5.11 ft. Could you please suggest is his hormonial imbalance issue or any other. Please suggest what can be done to stop growth. Thanks in advance for your kind suggestions.
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Sir your concern is apt. We will need to rule out gigantism, a condition of overgrowth of body at young age due to hormonal imbalance. I will advise to closely monitor his rate of growth. His final height calculated as your height+mother's height+5 (in inches) /2. Also get his eye check up done for visual field abnormality. If required consult with an endocrinologist.
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Please don't worry it is just his natural phase of growth spurt it will slow down after age of 18.
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