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My 11 year old grand daughter is 4 9 and 85 1 2 pounds and thinks she needs to lose weight because her friends tell her she needs to what should I do ?

My 11 year old grand daughter is 4 9 and 85 1 2 pounds and thinks she needs to lose weight because her friends tell her she needs to what should I do ?

Body image issues: She is too young for such worries ... Are there other family issues going on? Parental conflict? A parent with similar issues? If you think its a passing concern, reinforcing her self-esteem would be helpful. If you think this may be a serious problem, consider counseling with a therapist with expertise in this area. Better to deal with this now than when she is 17 and anorexic or bulimic! ...Read more

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Is there a decongestant for nose & cough that I can give my 11 year old son? His weight is 105 pounds and he takes 50mg of Zoloft & 2mg of Abilify (aripiprazole).

Is there a decongestant for nose & cough that I can give my 11 year old son?  His weight is 105 pounds and he takes 50mg of Zoloft & 2mg of Abilify (aripiprazole).

Colds: You can trial any OTC tussin DM product you like to see if they will help his symptoms - it is really variable on how much they help. You can also use warm fluids with honey to help soothe his cough. Cough is a protective function so suppressing it aggressively is counter-productive. Saline nasal spray to aid in thinning the secretions in his nose and sinuses is also worth trying. ...Read more

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Whats the normal weight of a 11 year old boy ?

Whats the normal weight of a 11 year old boy ?

Height: How tall is he? Without the height tough to answer. I would say that if he is of average height for his age say 4ft10in- 5 ft then 100-110 pounds is in the range. You must also take into account how active he is;video games vs getting outside and running around to develop muscles and ligaments (muscle weighs heavy). Does he eat a lot of junk food or is his diet good? ...Read more

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How can a 11 year-old boy lose weight?

How can a 11 year-old boy lose weight?

Rigth foods: Right foods if no underlying med problem, healthy weight loss requires eating the right whole foods, avoiding many processed foods, and staying physically active. Avoid any processed foods with sugar and flour, eliminate most foods with saturated and trans fats, and add plenty of vegetables and beans, many fruits and nuts, some whole grains, and wild salmon. Add regular physical activity. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 11 year old female ? ? ? ?

Depends Upon Height: Height and weight go hand in hand. An average weight for a 5 foot girl is totally different than for a prebubertal 4 foot 5 inch child. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is minimum healthy weight for a 11 year old who is 5'3 and already went through puberty?

What is minimum healthy weight for a 11 year old who is 5'3 and already went through puberty?

Boy or girl?: Since there is insufficient information to answer your question, go to http://www.healthychildren.org/English/tips-tools/Pages/default.aspx for CDC growth charts for boys & girls age 2-20. Plot weight & height for age in years & months. Calculate body mass index, http://bmisite.net/bmi-children.php?gclid=CKiGzPuXocACFa5AMgodPXsAig. A BMI of 5th-85th%ile is in the normal range. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for a 11 year old girl?

What is a healthy weight for a 11 year old girl?

Varies: It has a wide range based on genetics, family history and whether or not she is in puberty. It can be from 70-120 pounds in general. If you are concerned see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the avg weight of a 11 year old girl who is 5 ft 4. ?

What is the avg weight of a 11 year old girl who is 5 ft 4.
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BMI: Weight is based on the height not the age. The wieght and height together give you the BMI. The BMI number should be between 18 to 24 is ideal. So anywhere between 110 lbs to 130 lbs is fine. Average is 120 lbs. ...Read more

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