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How Much Should A Child Weigh
Growth charts: Since you did not give an age, gender or height for the child, it is difficult to give an answer. If you will go to the cdc website you can print off a growth chart which will give the height & weights for kids at different ages. The expected weight should correspond to the child's age & height on the chart. See: www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/cdc_charts.Htm. ...Read more
118 to 130 lbs: 118 to 130 lbs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wide range of normal: With such a wide range of normal, the best resource for determination of "ideal" weight is your pediatrician during a well exam. Nonetheless, having said that, you may benefit by visiting www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts & select the cdc growth charts for the appropriate age of your child. Then you should know "normal" can vary from the 5th to 85th percentile for age. ...Read more
Good Morning, I am female, 59, 5'1 and 1/2" tall, I have a 35 % curve in my lower spine, I have one child. My question is how much should I weigh?
Muscular or not...: A woman weighs around 100 pounds at 5 feet, with 5 added pounds for each inch above 5 feet. Thus, at 5 feet 2 inches, she would be around 110 pounds. If she is muscular, she can weigh more. After having a child, she might weigh a bit more temporarily. After menopause she might weigh a bit more too, but can usually aim for the 110-125 pound range. ...Read more
I'm a 23 yr old female 5'0 weighing 180 lbs I have to lose weight asap. What would be a good diet and work out plan.I have a child and work full time.
See below: The american academy of pediatrics 2004 guidelines on diagnosis and management of acute otitis media (OM) recommends use of "high-dose" Amoxicillin for the treatment of acute uncomplicated om. Most doctors now prescribe up to a dose of 80 to 90 mg/kg per day. Calculating the lower dose (30kg x 80mg= 2400mg/day) divided either 2 or 3 times daily for 10 days. Low dose: ranges 25 to 45 mg/kg/day. ...Read more
I have a underweight child of about three and half months and is weighing only about 4kgs and at present he is having a fever of 1degree c. Wt to do?
Help! Is 6 ml 3 times a day of eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) 200 too much for a child weighing 33 lbs for strep throat?
Not too much: It looks like an appropriate dose to me. If you had a question or concern, why didn't you contact the prescribing physician? ...Read more
Need help. Is 6 ml 3 times a day of eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) 200 too much for a child weighing 33 lbs for strep throat?
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