A 19-year-old female asked:
a friend is 16 and she weighs about 165 her height is about 5'4 and she has a big butt .do she need to lose weight ? does her butt impact her weight?
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General Practice 36 years experience
Yes: She does need to lose weight. For her height her weight should be 120 maybe 132. She is on the overweight side and i suggest she see a professional for nutritional counseling.
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Last updated Jan 19, 2013
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