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can you tell me what is the ideal weight for a 5'3 13 year old girl?

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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).
Answered on Jul 2, 2014
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