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Is my son's weight normal ?

my son is 11 years and weighs 48 kgs,is it ok for him?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Thanks for posting your query.

The best parameter would be according to BMI.

Do not calculate based on age.

Calculate weight for height.

Hope I have answered your query.

Wishing you good health.


Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
Hello paul;
welcome to HealthcareMagic
The weight of a person is related to height and not age so if your son has a height of 4'8" (4 feet * inches) or more then his weight is fine and if he is shorter also no reason to worry as children may be fat in early years and then lose weight.Just see that he has healthy diet and no much of junk food.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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