A 50-year-old female asked:
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umm. i am a 14 year old female and i am concerned about my weight. i am 5foot 9 and weigh 159lbs - is that normal/healthy?

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
14 yo: The age limit for Health Tap is 16 and over, so maybe have your parents ask the question for you as your advocate, thanks.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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