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i am an 11 year old american girl and i weigh about 130-140 lbs and i'm 5ft6in and i am not skinny but i'm not fat and i don't know if i'm overweight.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks.
Answered on Oct 21, 2014
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Just Right!: You are just right for your height! Your weight is right in the middle of normal range for height. Thanks for taking such an interest in your health!
Answered on Mar 4, 2018
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