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06 Mar 2004

Growth hormone stimulation
Hi Doc!

I'm 16 years old and I'm curious about growth hormone stimulation. I'm not sure sure if I'm in the right place, but browsing through the list on my left I think you're it. I'm not a small guy, in fact, I think I'm quite normal, I have more beard than most kids in school, even though I'm still in grade 10. Yet, the past while all of my friends have been getting taller than me, and it really makes me feel down. I would like to know what you can tell me about growth hormone stimulation in this case, how much it costs, what would happen during it, if you would recommend it etc.

Thank you so much!

Jasper
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geneticist

01 Jan 0001

Dear Jasper

The pubertal growth spurt is very variable, and there is still plenty of time for you to catch up with your friends. Growth hormone can cause complications and I strongly suggest that you leave this well alone.

Regards, Maritha

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