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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience in Pediatrics
NO: I cannot think of a reason that it would be bad to have small hands. Human beings come in all shapes and sizes. If you have 5 functioning fingers on ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: This can be a simple variation fro the normal based on complex genetic factors. It can also be a feature of in excess of 40 named syndromes or associa ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toni Lin
Dr. Toni Lin answered
Specializes in Hand Surgery
It depends: Small hands can run in your family (check your parents and siblings) and be perfectly functional. Sometimes, small hand or fingers can be part of a s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No syndrome : There are no syndromes known to me where the only finding is one of small hands. I would ask your doctor to look you over closely for any other anatom ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes: This is not a problem.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Two men and a dog: walk into a bar. the bartender says whoa did yo know you have a dog in the bar? The dog says. I know I am a dog.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Diferent reasons: Many aren't done growing. Some have small hands because their family members do.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Because they ...: Associate it with the size of his penis. Don't believe it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on age: Having small hands does not mean you wont grow any taller. It depends how old you are, and how far along in the pubertal process you are (especially ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
21 years experience in Pediatrics
What is says: Hands that are smaller than expected for a person's age and size

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