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My son is 15 what's the average height and weight for someone his age?

My son is 15 what's the average height and weight for someone his age?

Average: 68", 128lbs. But normal variation is quite wide. If you have questions see your Physician who knows your son, his parents, and his growth history. Don't get hung up on numbers. ...Read more

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My son does not gain weight. He weighs less than average kids of his age. He is active and also gaining in height?

My son does not gain weight. He weighs less than average kids of his age. He is active and also gaining in height?

Sounds normal: There are natural fluctuations in weight and height as we develop. However, a wellness exam may be in order to ensure that you child is developing normally. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find average weight for age and height?

Where do I go to find average weight for age and height?

Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more

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I am about 5'8 and a bit under 140 pounds. Am i within the average weight for my height and age?

I am about 5'8 and a bit under 140 pounds. Am i within the average weight for my height and age?

Yes you are close: It is best to stay close to 140 pounds although you have a little room(up to 145) in case you feel better about gaining a couple of pounds more. In general it is better to avoid gaining because it is much harder to lose it later ...Read more

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