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I.am a 39 year old man, I feel I have some sort of growth

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I.am a 39 year old man, I feel I have some sort of growth hormone deficiency as I look in my
Early 20s, have very small bones in my arms and chest and also my head is smaller than average.
Please advice
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloAdults would not have a growth hormone deficiency.Small bones in the arms, head and chest would most often simply be genetic.If you had normal sex development, are within the normal height range, etc. then this Is not likely a hormonal problem.An endocrinologist or internal medicine doctor can do testing to make sure your hormones are OK.This would involvethyroid panelsex hormone panelSHBGadrenal panel. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
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