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Growth after accutane

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I am 5'4" and just turned 16 (similar to mon3y)

I took accutane about 3 months ago, and I'm scared it has stunted my growth. I'm really worried that

I may never grow taller due to claims that accutane can close growth plates.

ugg im never gonna grow

does anyone have experience with/know someone who grew or didnt grow after the tane?

thanks

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Moving to appropriete forum, you'll get more responses there!

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I've never actually heard of anything like this pertaining to Accutane, but that's not to say it couldn't be true. I'm going on it in about 3 weeks and I certainly hope it isnt! I'm 5'8 at the moment, but I wouldn't mind growing a little.

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In the workbook for girls who can get pregnant it says that it is possible that accutane may stop long bone growth in teenagers who are still growing. Just letting you know what the book says -- nothing is for sure though it only says MAY stop long bone growth.

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I took Accutane when I was 17 ish, I was around 5" 9 back then, after 'tane I grew to 6" 3.

Though genetics plays its part, just eat -- eat good food that helps with growth hormones, also rest! that is when growth takes part mostly.

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I am 5'4" and just turned 16 (similar to mon3y)

I took accutane about 3 months ago, and I'm scared it has stunted my growth. I'm really worried that

I may never grow taller due to claims that accutane can close growth plates.

ugg im never gonna grow

does anyone have experience with/know someone who grew or didnt grow after the tane?

thanks

I was 5'10 before tane and have grown to 6' ever since.

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I know 2 guys who took accutane while they were teenagers (14-15) and seriously, have grown 6 inches since... they're both 6'2"+

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thanks everybody!! :) (and elsewhere for moving)

although it may not have stunted my growth, I will forever remain short because of my genes

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