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Want to know for certain how much should a child weigh?

Want to know for certain 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

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How much should an 11 year old child weigh?

How much should an 11 year old child weigh?

60-100 pounds: The general "normal" range is about 60-110 pounds for US boys and girls. These are based on averages and may differ from country to country and are for otherwise healthy children. ...Read more

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What should a 122cm child weigh?

What should a 122cm child weigh?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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.

Juice diet : Check out the movie - fat.Sick and nearly dead. It's an australian documentary that follows a 300 pound guy who lost more than 100 pounds following the juice diet. Great movie. The web site is jointhereboot.Com. But watch the movie first ! ...Read more

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What is the dose of amoxicillin for a child weighing 30kg?

What is the dose of amoxicillin for a child weighing 30kg?

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

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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?

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?

Rapid exam: There are many reasons why babies fail to gain weight and your baby need a prompt assessment. The fever is also worrisome and may contribute to the underlying cause. I am unsure of your babies birth history but the safest route is to a children's hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

No but.....: No, but erythromicin is not the best antibiotic for documented strep due to a high level of resistance in some areas. ...Read more