My son is 16 years old and weighs around 110 lbs. He recently hit puberty, but he has been small his whole life. I am wondering whats up because he eats normally but still remains so so small. I dont know what i should do
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replied November 5th, 2008
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The majority of teens have no reason — medical or otherwise — to try to gain weight. An effort like this will at best simply not work and at worst increases body fat, and may put your son at risk for health problems.

He should instead focus on growing strong ... not gaining weight. Keeping his body healthy and fit so that it grows well is what's most important. I did find some website which might help you .... check them out!

http://kidshealth.org/teen/nutrition/weigh t/gain_weight.html
http://kidshealth.org/teen/food_fitness/di eting/weight_height.html
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replied May 22nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
This is constitutional. Wait for another 3 years before going for work up.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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