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A 16-year-old female asked:

Hi doc i just want to ask what is the average weight and height of a 16 years old girl? and how to be fat?

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Dr. Adam King
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 16 years experience
WHO Growth Charts: The world health organization (who) has done a wonderful job of standardizing normal. Check out this website to find your answer http://www.Who.Int/childgrowth/standards/en/.
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 30 years experience
Depends: On you your genes, but avg. Sixteen-year-olds in the fiftieth percentile stand 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weigh 115 lbs. Can't expect to be average if you have really tall or really short parents.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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