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A 17-year-old female asked:

17 year old female, 5'5" and 98 pounds. i eat healthy and exercise but i can't gain weight. only lose it. how much should i weigh and how do i gain?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Weight: Ideally you should weight about 110 pounds. Check with your doctor to rule out hyperthyroidism. To gain weight you can drink the high caloric nutritional drinks like ensure.
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