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A 32-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to have one leg .25 in bigger than the other? no redness, swelling or warmth. just noticed left leg .25 in bigger

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Error in measurement: You have to measure your leg exactly at the same spot otherwise you will find a discrepancy. Bottom line as long as there is no edema redness or swelling or bruises or pain you are OK
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
This is not unusual: and is usually associated with your dominant leg just like your dominant hand. If you are right handed you are probably right legged. In the absence of other symptoms it's nothing to worry about.

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Last updated Jan 3, 2016

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