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A 35-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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A 51-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. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: Usually it is not recommended for teenagers to be on very restrictive diets (like giving up all of one type of food, or only eating one type). The bes ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not in 400: Characters or less. You may wish to consult with a nutritionist who can provide individualized recommendation (if weight loss is medically indicated).
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please tell us: His height. Clarify and re-ask.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Must work up to it: It's not a great idea just to start at that high of a weight. I'd encourage him to start about half that weight and gradually work up over 1-2 months ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If you're under 16yr: Thanks for your interest in HealthTap. Your question might not get answered if you are under age 16 years and writing your own questions. Have a trust ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Growth: Since growth is geneticaaly determined, it depends on how tall your parents are. Getting adequate sleep and proper diet is helpful however
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Teen athlete: It scares me a bit to hear you comment a 13 year old is "living like a pro". His body just is not ready for the stressors that pro athletes endure, an ... Read More
A 40-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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