Growth hormone is available but it is a very expensive treatment. There must be a good reason for its use and a strong case must be made to get your medical aid to pay towards the use of growth hormone.The timing of the use of growth hormone also needs to be carefully decided. The specialists in growth hormone use are paediatric endocrinologists. Your son would need to be seen by a paediatric endocrinologist. There are experts in all the main centres in SA.
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