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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Check with....: Check with your doctors or look up on the cdc website (center for disease control) for standard numbers.Remember that is a large variation of normal.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
80 kg sounds high: The healthy weight for 67 inches is 138 lbs +/- 20 pounds. That means 63 kg =/- 9 kg.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
There is no answer!: Too many sub-races and ethnicities, and variables that\ are social: food availability and healthcare. Example, south koreans are larger than north kor ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
150-175: Depending on your buold somewhere between 150-175 pounds.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Trend: Healthy growth in a child is when they gain age appropriate cm/inches and weight on an annualized basis. Bmi and waist circumference (more important) ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Eat fewer calories: A person with excess belly fat may have "metabolic syndrome" and can benefit from a diet low in sugars ; carbohydrates. In general, if a person eats f ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends : On your bone frame and muscle mass .It can range between 165 and 180 lbs.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: You're packing 72 pounds? On a 5'7" frame? You must be emaciated! you need to go see your family doctor immediately. Are you getting enough to eat? Ar ... Read More
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