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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
It varies...: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Check BMI to know: Use a BMI calculator to know. SEE: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. BMI Categories: Underweight = <18.5 * ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
110-140: Ty to keep your weight between 110-140 pounds. Better to be at about 120 pounds. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
165 - 180 pounds: Decades ago, when I was in Medical School, ideal weight was estimated like this for women: 100 pounds for 5 feet tall; add 5 pounds per inch. So for 5 ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No such thing: The "ideal weight" charts were put together decades ago by non-physician bean counters who looked at longevity without any common-sense about causatio ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
112: Your recommended weight range is between 102 and 127 lbs. Your ideal will vary according to what weight you feel comfortable being, your energy level ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
ideal weight: A bmi (body mass index) in the low 20's is desirable/ideal. Using a bmi chart 120-125lbs would give you a bmi of about 22 which is very good. At 140 ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Variable: Ideal weight incorporates age as well as height at any age. If figured using body mass index on an 18 yo it would be at 117 lb (106-129). If done usin ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies by age: You can go to the cdc website and download a growth chart and plot the height and weight at any given age. The percentile of weight should correspond ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
90 to 110 pounds.: Smack in middle is 100 pounds.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
111 TO136LBS: Ideal weight depending on your frame which can be small/medium/large is anywhere from 111 lbs to 136 lbs.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
126 lb/57.5 kg: If you put the two measurements into the bmi scale or cdc growth charts, the ideal weight comes out 126 lb or 57.5 kg. A weight of 115-140 lb would al ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Ideal weight: For your height, an ideal weight is 135 lbs but anywhere between 115-154 lbs is considered normal weight.

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