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I am 200 pounds and I am 21 what is the proper weight for a 21 year old female

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
BMI = 17.4: Ideal bmi is 20-25. That's ok, you could be a few pounds heavier, but it's better to be a little under than a little over at 21 yrs old. How do you fe ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Avoid drastic measur: You don't need drastic measure, as they won't help. You need to learn how to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life, otherwise you're sho ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
18 years experience Pediatrics
BMI 18: Given the information that you provided, your BMI is about 18 which is underweight. While the formula alone is not a perfect measure of health, it sug ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
BMI: Your calculated BMI is 26.6. This is a measurement that takes into consideration your height and weight. Ideally it should be between 19-24.99. So you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Surgery: The good news is that there really is a solution. Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) is not it. To change your life and to prevent all the medical pr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: This is a reasonable weight. More important is that you exercise regularly and stay away from sodas and junk food.
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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Maybe: That is at 5% for wt at your age. You did not mention your height. If your height is also at 5% for age then we would say you are "well proportioned". ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, normal: Given the numbers you provided your weight is completely normal. Your body mass index (BMI) is 23.4, which is fine. [Normal range for 21 yr old female ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Don't exceed 50 mg in one dose, and don't exceed total daily dose of 300 mg from all sources. If you still have problem falling asleep can be due to t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
But, if one eats...: But, if one eats just 800-1000 the next day, it will balance out. Eating a huge meal, such as at a wedding banquet, doesn't cause problems as long as ... Read More
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