A 16-year-old female asked:
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if im a 16 year old female, and im 5'5 weighing 112. is that underweight?

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Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Your ideal weight is 134 pounds ( range 119 - 149).
Answered on Jul 30, 2014

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