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16 year old male, 178 CM tall and weigh 91 kg is this obese or overweight ?

A little overweight: Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is 28.7. This is in the overweight range. BMI 18.5 - 25 is considered a healthy weight BMI 25-30 is considered overweight BMI > 30 is considered obese. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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Why do skinniest models fit the beauty ideal of thinness.? Does media view justify thier harsh criticism of regular girls?

Why do skinniest models fit the beauty ideal of thinness.? Does media view justify thier harsh criticism of regular girls?

No: The liberal media has done more to damage our health than we can imagine. They glamorize the skinny models and at the same time support the advertisement of poisonous foods with sugar, chemicals and pesticides. Our society is confused by this and that is why we have such a dliemma with our weight - both over and under. Rejoice in your healthy weight, and turn a deaf ear to the media! ...Read more

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Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Can belly fat accumulate in different proportions among sisters , i know a family where obese younger girl has more belly fat than her old obese sister?

Variable: Where fat accumulates can vary from person to person depending upon their genetic predisposition, height, weight, Insulin resistance, etc. In all of them, however, it relates to weight gain increasing Insulin resistance, and can be improved by diet, exercise and weight loss -- + medication if needed. Check w/doctor. ...Read more

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Are men around 80 years old producing sperm considered unhealthy or infertile?

Are men around 80 years old producing sperm considered unhealthy or infertile?

No and no: Many men have fathered children after reaching 80. The aging male produces less semen and and in some cases NO semen. There is very little evidence to say the sperm would be unhealthy, but there is evidence that says the sperm lose some of their fertilizing capacity as a man ages. This is evident to some degree in the Male having a vas reversal. Even with viable sperm preg does not occur. ...Read more

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Mammogram doubts neoplastic process, scan shows well lobulated solid mass,wider than taller,family history of 2 sis of breast cancer..d/d plz ?

Mammogram doubts neoplastic process, scan shows well lobulated solid mass,wider than taller,family history of 2 sis of breast cancer..d/d plz
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It sounds: like you had a breast ultrasound as well. Obviously limited info and incomplete description, but based on those descriptors, it is probably a BIRADS category 3 lesion(98% or greater chance of being benign). Most commonly, a mass with this description is a benign fibroadenoma. ...Read more

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How can someone overweight weighing in at 380 lbs 5"8 be considered for bariatric surgery . ?

How can someone overweight weighing in at 380 lbs 5"8 be considered for bariatric surgery . ?

BMI 57.7: Hi. The patient has a BMI that meets criteria for considering bariatric surgery. If the patient has diseases resulting from obesity (type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, etc), surgery can be very beneficial. Pre-operative evaluation will make sure the heart and lungs are up for the surgery, so various tests may be done to assess them. Obesity kills and bariatric surgery can help restore quality of life. ...Read more

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Isn't true that when we reach old age stage, our body will become thinner ?

Isn't true that when we reach old age stage, our body will become thinner ?

Yes, but...: The body becomes thinner because of muscle and fat loss. Neither lead to better health. It is very important to maintain good nutrition and a sensible exercise regimen, especially in "old age"! ...Read more

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Male age 61 - 5' 9" what is ideal weight ?

Male age 61 - 5' 9" what is ideal weight
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160: The ideal weight is 160 plus or minus 10% so 144 to 176 would be the range. ...Read more

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I'm 17 (male) nearly 18 and i'm 178 CM will i grow any taller at this age?

I'm 17 (male) nearly 18 and i'm 178 CM will i grow any taller at this age?

Probably Not: Age is not the only deciding factor, however, odds are that you will not grow much taller. If you are still early in puberty, your chances are greater. But for most men, it is unlikely that you will grow much more than a cm between now and 25 years of age. ...Read more

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Is TSH 1.5 n T4 4.28 point of concern? Male 29, Weight 45KG, Height 5'6", look small in age weak. Prematurely born. Asthmatic. Can i be like my peers

Is TSH 1.5 n T4 4.28 point of concern? Male 29, Weight 45KG, Height 5'6", look small in age weak. Prematurely born. Asthmatic. Can i be like my peers

Risk factors: You have a few risk factors for being of slight build such as prematurity and chronic inhaled steroid use. The thyroid levels you have reported reveal a TSH within normal range and T4 (free?) slightly below normal, however, the units your labs reported in may vary from the references I am using. Abnormal thyroid levels should be repeated in 3-6 months to detect trends. ...Read more

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Is BMI of 25 overweight or fat for normally thin person?

Is BMI of 25 overweight or fat for normally thin person?

Marginally: A bmi between 18 and 25 is considered normal, 25-30 overweight, over 30 obese. Having said that, some people, due to bone mass and the proportion of fat vs lean mass, can have a normal bmi but have too much body fat, or conversely can have a high bmi but have a normal amount of fat. ...Read more

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What is a healthy BMI for a 10 yr. old girl, 4ft. 11in. tall, 101.4 lbs. ?

What is a healthy BMI for a 10 yr. old girl, 4ft. 11in. tall, 101.4  lbs. ?

Lifestyle Changes: "10 yr old girl, 4'11", 101.4 lbs...healthy BMI? The Body mass Index is a tool to assess fat levels. Additionally, children must have their Ht & Wt assessed using standard growth charts. Your child's Ht, Wt, and BMI are at the 95th % for age. A BMI over 85th % falls into over-weight category. See your doctor for guidance to incorporate exercise & dietary changes into your child's daily routine. ...Read more

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183 CM and 59 Kg ,very skinny body very skinny hands and legs no beard i'm 21 years old male..is this normal?

183 CM and 59 Kg ,very skinny body very skinny hands and legs no beard  i'm 21 years old male..is this normal?

Slightly underweight: Your body mass index (BMI) is 17.6, the norm is 18.5. It might not be a sign of a health problem..Eat at or slightly above maintenance and find a solid lifting program. Your best resource for health information and medical advice is your doctor. ...Read more