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ideal weight for a 12 year old girl

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Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Weight: The answer is that it depends on your body build/bone structure. You could weigh anywhere from 100 to 120.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Not an easy answer: While we can measure weight & height, normal is tricky b/c ideal changes monthly. Check out http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c022 ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
116 lbs: Ideal weight for your height to produce a body mass index at 50th percentile is calculated as follow: 19x1.67x1.67x2.2.
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: Your best answer would come from determining the bmi (body mass index) which is a calculation based on height, weight and age. Any bmi.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Ideal weight: The ideal weight for 5'3' height should be between 104.5 pounds - 140.5 pounds ( bmi 18.5-24.9).
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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Weight calculation: The calculation for ideal body weight is 100 lbs for the first five feet, 5 lbs for each additional inch. For males, 106 lbs and 6 lbs for each addi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: An ideal weight must account for muscularity, bone structure and general health. Charts that give you a body mass index are great for general populati ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Weight calculation: The calculation for ideal body weight is 100 lbs for the first five feet, 5 lbs for each additional inch. For males, 106 lbs and 6 lbs for each addi ... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Need height: Need also height to determine if your weight is normal or abnormal. Resubmit question with your height.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Weight calculation: The calculation for ideal body weight is 100 lbs for the first five feet, 5 lbs for each additional inch. For males, 106 lbs and 6 lbs for each addi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe : This depends on genetics and fitness level, muscle mass and rate of weight loss. Sliww steady weight loss is best. Add in weight training to your car ... Read More

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