When Should Doctors Treat Short Children And Teens With Growth Hormone?


The question that becomes controversial and made a fierce debate over the safety measures enhancing kids and teen’s height under the recommendation of a doctor that growth hormone is approved for use in healthy but unusually short children.

Growth hormone therapy is increasingly being used to treat youths who are not deficient in growth hormone but they have not been able to reach up to the level where they might actually have in terms of growth and this leads to short stature. It has become a complicated concern nowadays. Short stature is not a disease, although it may result from underlying disease and diagnosis might be problematic and treatment decisions make it controversial. They receive expensive injections of recombinant growth hormone. Taking medicines would lead to long-term risks and side-effects.

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