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post #21 of 24
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I wanted to bump this up and see if anyone has made any progress or decision :) I know I haven't!

I had another follow up, as her endo likes to see her every 6 months. She said her rate of growth has slowed way down, which I actually found surprising because I have seen her clothes get too small and family commenting on how she's grown. Either way, her endo was really pushing growth hormone this time around, saying that if her rate of growth slows down she won't even make the 4'9 projected height. I want to wait and watch and see if it does continue to slow down or picks back up (its never slowed down like this before) but I think her dr was ready to start her on growth hormone right away.  Her initial bloodwork showed no deficiency, but the endo is talking about a different test to verify...KatWrangler, can you tell me more about the STIM test? It sounds like that is what she wants to do.

post #22 of 24

We made the decision to start growth hormone injections.  We are entering our second month of it.

post #23 of 24
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KatWrangler, can you share how its been going so far and what you have noticed in terms of side effects?

post #24 of 24

No side effects at all.  I haven't measured him however.  But the Doctor said he would probably grow an inch in 3 months.

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