A 18-year-old female asked:
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for a small framed 5'6 18 year old female how badly over weight is 145?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Not overweight at al: You are at 75th percentile by height, 80th percentile by weight with a normal body mass index that is considered normal. A lot of girls think that they have to model themselves after Hollywood or show biz standards. Not so!!! This is a false standard. Several years ago a teenage fashion model in Italy basically starved herself to death and they finally passed a law saying that designers had to des
Answered on Feb 2, 2018

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