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My son is just turning 15 years old, he is 5 feet 4 inches

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my son is just turning 15 years old, he is 5 feet 4 inches weighs about 120 lbs. has always been in the 25th percentile fore height. had age bone x ray and was told bones almost fused in left wrist. he has bigger hands and feet than i do. I am six feet tall. not sure if relevant but is hugh baseball player and swings bat daily several hunder times a day. has very strong hands and forearms. rest of body looks like a very young boy. probably in stage 3/4 of puberty. will he grow more
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your question.

I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

He can grow more.

The bones has not fused totally.

Boys can grow till 17 years of age.

Exercise, healthy eating can be helpful.

I hope this information will be helpful.

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Wish his healthy life.