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How much should a 10 year old 4ft. 11in. weigh? (Female)

How much should a 10 year old 4ft. 11in. weigh? (Female)

Average weight: The 50% percentile for a girl that is 4 ft 11 inches is between 72.8 pounds and 81.4 pounds. But remember this is the 50% therefore 50% of girls your age are above this range and 50% of girl your age are below this range. So I wouldn't be overly concerned with the number. I would just stay active and eat healthy. ...Read more

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How much should a 10 year old weigh--male, active but chubby?

How much should a 10 year old weigh--male, active but chubby?

?height: Ten year old's can range from ~ 49-59 inches tall. Their expected weights range from 56-110 lb with the shorter being lightest & taller being heavier. So the tallest 10yo at just under 5 ft should be about 110 lb. Specific weight for height numbers are available through your pcp. ...Read more

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What amount should a 5'0 (155cm) 10 year old girl weigh?

What amount should a 5'0 (155cm) 10 year old girl weigh?

See growth Chart: You can use the Center For Disease Control Growth Charts to check height, weight, BMI & head circumference for child’s age and gender. http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/clinical_charts.htm. ...Read more

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Should I be worried I weigh less than my ten year old?

Should I be worried I weigh less than my ten year old?

Possibly: Well...What do you weigh? What does your 10-year-old weigh? ...Read more

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How do I loose weight? I'm 10 years old and I weigh 103 pounds. Please help

How do I loose weight? I'm 10 years old and I weigh 103 pounds. Please help

Under age: To ask on HealthTap, and your weight isn't a problem if it is consistent with your height, ask your parents to take you to the pediatrician ...Read more

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How can a 10yr.Old lose weigh?

How can a 10yr.Old lose weigh?

Several Things: More exercise, portion control and better eating habits referring to dietary choices. ...Read more

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Is a 10 yr. old female weighing 100.8 lbs. an 4ft. 11in. Average weight or overweight? And what are the ratios for both Average and underweight?

Is a 10 yr. old female weighing 100.8 lbs. an 4ft. 11in. Average weight or overweight?  And what are the ratios for both  Average and underweight?

Healthy weight: Appropriate weights are calculated as your body-mass-index. The appropriate BMI is age dependent. Your BMI is 86%, which is more than 85% of children your age, and is just crossing into the range for overweight. A normal BMI should be 5-85%. At this age you are also growing in height and should not be trying to lose weight. Instead, make healthy eating to keep weight stable as you grow into it. ...Read more

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Can a 10 yr. old weighing 104 pounds burn calories sleeping? If so, how many?

Can a 10 yr. old weighing 104 pounds burn calories sleeping? If so, how many?

Burn rate: Fitness references list the burn rate as .42 cal/lb/hr.For a 104 lb person this calculates to 43.68 cal/hr. This is really an approximation.The body composition will influence the actual rate . Someone at 104 lb that has 20 lb of body fat, which is relatively low in calorie consumption, burns slower than someone with 10 lb of body fat. ...Read more

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Average height for a 10 year old boy?

Average height for a 10 year old boy?

54 inches: 54 in (50th percentile) normal range (5th to 95th percentile) is 51 - 59 inches. ...Read more

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Can a 10 year old boy take 1mg melatonin ?

Can a 10 year old boy take 1mg melatonin ?

Yes but why?: Melatonin can help with sleep for some and is useful for jet lag. A 10 year old should be able to sleep without artificial aids and it is a good idea not to get him into the habit of using such assistance. ...Read more