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Growing until 22?
Posted on: 01/04/2004
I am a college student male who has a question about possible delayed/late growth. I think I may have grown and developed later than the average male going through puberty as I was only about 5 ft 4 inches till I was around 16. I have just turned 19 and I am about 5"8 and a half now but I still feel I have not fully developed as my father is around 6"0 and my body parts size such as my hands are very large, big feet (size 11) and exceptionally long legs compared to my upper body size.
My main question is, although rare, is it possible for a male to keep growing until the age of around 22?
It would be unusual but possible. An x-ray of your wrist to assess bone age could help answer this question for you.