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How much should a 15 year old girl, slim build, 5'7" weigh?

How much should a 15 year old girl, slim build,  5'7" weigh?

Target weight: The expected weight range for a 15yo girl @ 5'7" is 107 to 142 lb. Below 104 lb would be considered underweight. This is based on body mass index for age and actual standards must take into account the findings of an individual assessment by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to slim down (15 yr old?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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15 year old girl doing sit ups, lower back cracks each time she goes down, what can prevent this? Why is it happening?

15 year old girl doing sit ups, lower back cracks each time she goes down, what can prevent this?  Why is it happening?

Cracking normal: Creaking or cracking of joints is usually normal particularly if there is no pain or restricted motion. It's like cracking your knuckles. ...Read more

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How can a 15 year old girl lose weight. Weighs like 150. Height 5'4 and 2 inches. Helppp!

How can a 15 year old girl lose weight. Weighs like 150. Height 5'4 and 2 inches. Helppp!

Stop sugary drinks ;: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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Can a 15 year old girl get pelvic inflammory disease without having sex and if so how do i tell my mom?

Can a 15 year old girl get pelvic inflammory disease without having sex and if so how do i tell my mom?

PID: is caused by sexually transmitted infection. Avoid self-diagnosis and tell your mother any symptoms that you have so that you can consult a physician. ...Read more

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What are good workout tips for a 15 year old girl?

What are good workout tips for a 15 year old girl?

Work out tips: Here is some good basic info: http://teens.webmd.com/girls-puberty-10/exercise-beauty ...Read more

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How much should a 15 year old girl that is around 5'7" weight?

How much should a 15 year old girl that is around 5'7" weight?

Weight: 155-140 pounds is the ideal weight range for someone that height or age. ...Read more

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What do they do at a 15 year old girl's check-up?

What do they do at a 15 year old girl's check-up?

15 yr old check up: They will do a full history, full exam - you may get some shots. They will also check you weight and height and vitals as well. ...Read more

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How could a 15 year old girl get treated for lordosis?

Exercise: Hyperlordosis usually results from muscle imbalance, excessive abdominal fat and pregnancy. As a teenager, I am recommending that if overweight, a weight reduction program in association with exercise may help. Specific exercises to strengthen the hip extensors and stretching of the hip flexors should do the job. Abdominal strengthening should be a part of your program, but not essential. ...Read more

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How to make a 15 year old girl lose weight consistently?

How to make a 15 year old girl lose weight consistently?

Exercise: Most important in any weight loss program, assuming one is overweight, is consistent frequent exercise. Then comes eating in a healthy manner (low saturated fat, low processed foods, low simple carbs, no fast foods, and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables). ...Read more

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What is an average weight for a 15 year old girl about 5ft?

What is an average weight for a 15 year old girl about 5ft?

105 pounds: would be about the 50%, but age of menses, body frame and muscularity are all important. Some girls are still healthy at 85-90#, but over 125# would be at the highest recommended weight for that height. If you are wanting to lose weight, please talk with your doctor first, who can help you find what's best for you. Weight loss can spiral and lead to anorexia and serious health problems. ...Read more

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Is 133 pounds overweight for a 15 year old girl that is 5'2?

Is 133 pounds overweight for a 15 year old girl that is 5'2?

Depends: Mush depends on the "frame size". Is the girl small , medium, or large framed ? This is ,of course, somewhat subjective, but you can get info on how to determine this. Lowest for small to greatest for large can be from 111 lbs to 147 lbs. Smack in the middle for medium frame range is about 130 lbs, according to one 1999 table for women starting at age 25. Also depends on distribution. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 15 year old girl who is 5'4?

What is the average weight for a 15 year old girl who is 5'4?

Growth Chart estimat: Your ideal weight really depends on your genetics and activity level (muscle weighs more than fat!) but a quick way to estimate a proportional weight for a height of 64 inches is to use a growth chart such as the one pictured. Height for age plots in the 50th (average percentile), and a proportional weight would be approximately 120 lbs. BMI calculation may be more useful. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 15 year old girl who is 5'7" ?

What is the average weight for a 15 year old girl who is 5'7" ?

50th percentile 130: Based on your age and height, a weight of 130 lbs would put you at the 50th percentile (exactly average). The normal weight range for your age and height is 107 lbs. (5th percentile) up to 160 lbs (85th percentile). ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for a 15 year old girl that has a height of "5.3"?

What is the ideal weight for a 15 year old girl that has a height of "5.3"?

Weight calculation: The calculation for ideal body weight is 100 lbs for the first five feet, 5 lbs for each additional inch. For males, 106 lbs and 6 lbs for each additional inch. You may add or subtract ten percent. ...Read more

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How bad is it really for a 15 year old girl to go for a walk at around 3am in a small town?

How bad is it really for a 15 year old girl to go for a walk at around 3am in a small town?

Size of town: Does not guarantee safety. 15 years old is a vulnerable age. In general - a teen should be sleeping at 3 am. Safety first ! ...Read more