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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm 5'5 and weigh 280 lbs. am i morbidly obese?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes: Hi. Your BMI is 46.5, morbidly obese. At your young age, that places you at very high risk for obesity-related diseases in the future. Naturally you want to eat healthily and exercise regularly, but you should also consider weight loss drugs and bariatric surgery. Good luck!

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Last updated Aug 6, 2018

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