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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, it's fine: It sounds completely healthy to me. In fact, weighing 79 pounds if you are 5'1" would definitely be underweight. We often estimate ideal weight for ... Read More

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
106-120: Bone and muscle mass will change the above numbers, so a healthy weight is that of an average woman beyond her teens, with average muscle and bone mas ... Read More
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Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
110-140: You'll see on the table below the range of 110-140 pounds is good for you at 64 inches tall. http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/riskfortype2/bmi_t ... Read More
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
100punds for 5'+: Easy way to calculate is 100 pounds for the feet and 5-10 pound range for each inch according to build so 100+40 = max and 100+20=min.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
About 120 lbs: One easy equation for weight is to be 100 lbs for 5 feet and then add about 5 lbs per inch. So for 5'4'' an average weight would be 120 lbs plus or m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Yes: That is a perfect weight for you. The formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft , then 5 additional pounds for each inch above 5 ft. Your ideal weight is 120 plu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
117 lbs to 143 lbs: 130 is in the middle.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
110-140: 110 lbs to 140 pounds is the healthy range for a woman who is 5 ft 5 tall.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: BMI 20 to 25 is normal. You are at 23. Congrats for maintaining a healthy weight! A neat way to self track and calculate BMI is a physician researc ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
BMI less than 25: The most easy way of answering your question will be to achieve a body mass index (BMI), a formula that calculates weight for height, less than 25. O ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
43 years experience Dentistry
Head to a doctor: If you can't explain a weight loss like this and you claim you are eating healthy and taking supplements...maybe you're not eating enuf food. But...G ... Read More
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Dr. Wasif Saif
28 years experience Medical Oncology
LFTs + low platelets: Elevated ALT and low platelet count suggests that work up is needed to rule out any liver damage, including hepatitis and/or drug-related injury inclu ... Read More
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