What is the Treatment for Short Stature?

Treatment depends on the cause of your child’s short stature. Most cases of short stature do not need treatment. If there is a known cause of short stature such as a hormone disorder, poor nutrition or inflammation, treatment is directed at the cause.

If the doctor thinks your child needs treatment, he will talk with you about options and next steps.

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