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I Have Growth Hormone Deficiency

A Growth Hormone Deficiency anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Growth Hormone Deficiency. You're not alone. 13 People

    22 Going On 23, Still Look Like A 10-12 Yr Old

    I'm 22 going on 23 and I have the body of a 10-12 year old child. Including having micro-phallus. I get teased and treated like a child by people. I have a great deal of social anxiety and I am VERY depressed. My family says; "Oh shut up, stop complainig" or "lalalala" I don't...
    Farkam Farkam 26-30 May 7, 2013

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    I have been "shy" most of my life,

    a loner until high school when I started playing sports. I have been diagnosed with social anxiety and depression. I have been treatment resistant - ECT treatments. I have been treated for about 10 years for low testosterone, but it didn't do much for the fatigue and lethargy. I...
    qpwoeiru2317 qpwoeiru2317 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    I Had A Growth Hormone Deficiency...

    I am a 25 year old female but I look more like I am 18 or 20 years old. When I was in middle school, I found out I had a growth hormone deficiency and I had to have growth hormone injections to grow. I was always very small for my age and looked much younger than the other...
    alias0703 alias0703 22-25 2 Responses Nov 2, 2010

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    I'm 14 And I Just Found Out Today.

    Hey, since i now know what i have i guess i should share my story. Up until age two i was a rather large baby. But then my parents started to notice that i was not growing as fast as the rest of the other children. By 1st grade the teasing had already started. The next shortest...
    iamshortandsad iamshortandsad 18-21, M Jan 4, 2013

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    I Do

    I have growth hormone deficiency. It's apparently not uncommon, but sometimes I feel so alone. I'm only 4'10", which is pretty short compared to other guys my age. I take growth hormone shots, but they haven't been helping much yet. My doctor says I need to give it time and...
    OliverR OliverR 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    I'm 15 And I Have Growth Hormone Deficiency

    My story... Sort of a weird thing to write about. However, I guess I just feel like I should talk about it. When I was about three, my parents noticed that I was much smaller than I should be. I wasn't growing anymore. My parents took me to the doctors and they basically thought...
    darkfairy207 darkfairy207 13-15 2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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    I Have A Growth Hormone Deficiency!

    im 16 but i look like im 13 nobody believes me when i say that im 16.
    ilovealexescudero ilovealexescudero 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2010

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    So a few days after my 19th birthday I was admitted to the hospital with blood clots in my lung. I found out 3 weeks later that I have a Protein C Deficiency. I'm turning 24 this...
    Kaseirae14 Kaseirae14 22-25, F Jul 17

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    I have had severe iron- deficiency anemia since i was 7 and it gets worse as i get older. I'm super pale, bruise for no reason and get killer migraines. i also get really weak and...
    courtiethelittledramaqueen courtiethelittledramaqueen 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    i have been trying to find information about treating my condition. there isnt much, however i was able to find a few sites and studies to suggest d-ribose helps. i suffer from...
    zeav zeav 36-40, M a week ago

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    I've had this since I was a kid, normally I eat ice cubes , that's when I know my iron levels are super low..
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Now I'm starting to worry. I just turned 15, and I still have no signs of puberty. No growth, no hair, no nothing. I've always been one of the smallest boys in my class, but it...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Now I'm starting to worry. I just turned 15, and I still have no signs of puberty. No growth, no hair, no nothing. I've always been one of the smallest boys in my class, but it...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Now I'm starting to worry. I just turned 15, and I still have no signs of puberty. No growth, no hair, no nothing. I've always been one of the smallest boys in my class, but it...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Now I'm starting to worry. I just turned 15, and I still have no signs of puberty. No growth, no hair, no nothing. I've always been one of the smallest boys in my class, but it...
    zakkattakk zakkattakk 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I take B12 injections because my body will not absorb it any other way. B12 deficiency is serious if left undiagnosed/untreated for too long. It can cause serious damage to your...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F Jun 28

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    I have never heard of it but apparently its an obsessive disorder and people with borderline personality and anxiety disorder have it. I don't know how i am going to stop because i...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I hate that they control my mood, my diet, my life. I'm always so moody sometimes. I don't like it. I sometimes eat too much and feel like I'm never full or I never eat and I...
    misssleepy misssleepy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Here are top 10 home remedies for Bipolar Disorder. 1. Fish Oil Fish oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids is one of the few things that can help in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I was diagnosed with stage three adrenal fatigue in November, 2013, but I'm sure I lived with it for years. My doctor put me on 20 mg hydrocortisone. The AF resulted in many other...
    calmtoday calmtoday 46-50, F Jul 10

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    In September of 2011 in went in for a 20 minute procedure - ended up with feces in my blood from either a dirty catheter or someone's hands in OR. Was in the hospital 2 weeks...
    spleenless52 spleenless52 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm here to meet other girls with multiple growth disorders like me. I've never met anyone who was growing as fast as I am and I could really use advice from someone who get's me...
    Tootopheavy Tootopheavy 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Let's talk about that time of the month; yes a period. My first period ever was at 13 years old , I am now 17 and have never had a regular period. It was January 16 when I got it...
    callmejade123 callmejade123 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My craziest experience is about the 6th time I smoked DMT. I smoked it alone this time... Which made it extra scary. I took like 5 or 6 huge puffs within the span of about 30 - 40...
    Danielle9355 Danielle9355 26-30, F Jul 4

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    it's really hard dealing with curly hair. The knots, kinks, tangles. it's crazy, but it's worth it. I think curly hair makes anyone look playful and fun, so that's why I love my...
    purplehorizons665 purplehorizons665 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 12

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    It left after I had my daughter. It didn't say goodbye, but it's ok - I don't really even miss it. I sowed all my wild oats (and then some) in my 20's. Have had my thyroid and...
    DaisyMe1975 DaisyMe1975 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I've had this stupid thing sticking out of me for about a year now. I'm 15 and I've already tried the whole brace thing. Pectus braces suck, I had extreme discomfort and trouble...
    Derrik21 Derrik21 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    ok - if yor skin is itchy so what i mean is if your acne is itchy then it is an allergic reaction- ths tends to e cystic/nodular acne.- Common allergies include; gluten , nuts...
    Markedgirl Markedgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    My some has a scrotial H and he just turned 13 months old. At 3 weeks old is when we noticed it and honestly had no idea what it was at first, we thought it was diaper rash but it...
    wolfmama13 wolfmama13 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My little brother is in that stage of growth where he finds every word that has a cuss word within it hilarious. my mother told us to help her furnish the house except she said...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am horrible at taking my pills. I got my blood tested yesterday and it was so high after 100 the whatever they use to get my thyroid hormone levels stopped measuring. So they don...
    Arelia Arelia 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    For me, they started growing when I was 14, for a time I was able to bind them down, but I was always tall and lanky, soon they became obvious as I started to match, and in some...
    MorganGray MorganGray 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    To those that have Social Anxiety and feel trapped, here is a message that I sent to one of my friends on here. I want you guys to read it: "Hey!, Thank you. I used to be a gamer...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I've always known I wasnt perfect. Never once claimed I was. I know ill always have room to improve my life and how I live this life. Learning to ignore negative people and their...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Why is it that I'm being held to a much higher standard? Why are teens in general being held to a much higher standard? Yea, there's hormones and all that BS but that shouldn't...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    Anybody else agree with this? 😔 Hi. My name is Hashimoto’s. I’m an invisible autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid gland causing you to become hypothyroid.
I am now...
    sarahglass sarahglass 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So people always ask me why they have trouble loosing weight and a hard time wanting to eat the right way. The best way to start on that rewarding journey is to get your hormones...
    CaseyHiemenz CaseyHiemenz 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I am a extremely secret person so I think I enjoy this site most of all because I have a place I can let things off my chest yet still be anonymous to some degree. Anyways; with...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I don't know how I let this happen and my heart wants to be hopeful but reality just doesn't make it seem likely! We live half a world apart and every opposite in our social...
    starstuff79 starstuff79 31-35, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I’ve rewatched every episode of Naruto & Naruto Shippuden at least twice. Some I’ve watched three to ten times and my favorites have been watched over fifty times. And...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I know I write a lot here, but it's very therapeutic for me because these thoughts are constantly racing around in my head and getting them out is healthy. I usually wouldn't write...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Finally found the man who I would love to spend my life with. Gives me more happiness caring and understanding I have ever been given. He try's his best to be understanding of my...
    awmusic awmusic 22-25, F 1 Response 31 mins ago

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    I have red hair. I've been told I look like a leprechaun but that was the day after I kicked my elementary school bully's *** at Walmart... It was thru text messaging also lol...
    Mechawaffle Mechawaffle 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Projectgwyn101 is so fuking sexy please have me or I'll have you.
    hate4life hate4life 16-17, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Well, its my wifes family. They're ok , just, I have NOTHING in common with them. Whenever there is a get-together I feel SO out of place. One sis-in-law and her husband are very...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm part Greek and Italian, so genetically I have a god tier big nose. A lot of people, both men and women, are often embarrassed or at least self concious about their big noses...
    LisaBella88 LisaBella88 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have a Diploma in Viticulture and Wine Production. I spent two years at TAFE college learning how to grow and process grapes to be crushed and turned into wine I have done three...
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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