Growth Hormones

If your child has any of the conditions that may be benefited by giving him/her Growth Hormone I recommend you get a consultation. Growth Hormone is given as a daily home injection under the skin, just like Insulin is given at home in Diabetes. It is given in children with short height due to Growth Hormone deficiency. In very SELECT conditions of short height, you may be offered a short period of Growth Hormone injections for your child. This will be discussed with you in detail.

Apart from being useful in height increase, Growth Hormone is known to be useful in some other conditions. These are : Prader-Willi Syndrome, Noonan syndrome, Turner syndrome, Chronic Renal Failure, Small for Gestational age babies, Silver-Russell syndrome. If your child fits into these categories, Growth Hormone injections will be discussed with you.