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Need help. is 98 pounds healthy for a 5ft 6 inch, 15 year old male?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Underweight: By bmi or growth chart standards this is severely underweight for stature. The lowest normal weight would be at a bmi of 17 or 105 lb. The target healthy weight would be at a bmi of 18.5 and 115 lb.

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