Shortness is a vague term without a precise definition and with significant relativity to context. Because of the lack of preciseness, there is often disagreement about the degree of shortness that should be called short.
So when I was about 10 I stopped growing and at 15 found out it was because of hypothyroidism... (low thyroid hormone) If the stupid doctors would have given me tests this never would have happened. So now at age 16 I have grown some from meds I am on and I go through all the harassment and jokes and stuff. Ugh! Dont trust doctors. Anyone else have what I do? or know of anything like my situation?
pS get your kids checked for this early before it ruins their lives!