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average size of a 13 year old boy

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Calculate BMI here: Less than the 5th percentile are considered underweight; Between the 5th percentile and less than the 85th percentile are at a healthy weight; In the ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wow!Almost anything!: There's huge range of normal sizes for13-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. There is a 13-year old in my pediatric prac ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
144 pounds: CDC growth charts published in 2000 based on the U.S. Population data gives the height of a 13 yr old boy of 68" at 95th percentile. So the 95th perc ... Read More
Dr. Kanan Modi
41 years experience Pediatrics
145: He is quite tall for his age at >95th % so he could weigh about 140 to 150 lbs
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
43 years experience Pediatrics
Average: For weight loss, eat low fat, low cholesterol foods. Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, simple grains and some high protein foods. The trick is to us ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Depends on height.: Use a body mass index chart online to input age and height. You will see a range of normal weights and the cutoff for underweight and overweight. Aver ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wow!Almost anything!: There's a huge range of normal sizes for13-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. There is a 13-year old in my pediatric pr ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Needs coaching: As long as he is part of a training program, ie under the watch of a coach, nd he does thing in moderation there is no problem.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
145 to 180: 150 to 180 pounds falls into the 20 to 25 recommended BMI. Certainly at 13, we'd expect him to be at the LOW end of this!
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Getvhelp: You need the help of a trainer or coach to set up a program for you.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
97%ile: He's in the 97th percentile. That means that 97% of boys the same age are shorter and lighter that he is. A good diet includes all the typical food gr ... Read More

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