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What is the disease that causes someone to have abnormally large hands and feet?

What is the disease that causes someone to have abnormally large hands and feet?

Acromegaly.: Is a syndrome that results when the anterior pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone (gh) after epiphyseal plate closure at puberty. It is most commonly affects adults in middle age, and can result in severe disfigurement, complicating conditions, and premature death if unchecked. ...Read more

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Abnormally large big toe for a woman why?

Abnormally large big toe for a woman why?

One or both?: If only one of your big toes is enlarged you should have it evaluated and x-rayed. If both toes are equal size, but seem large to you chalk it up to genetics/heredity. ...Read more

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Is it good to have big feet?

Is it good to have big feet?

If you stomp grapes: There are advantages to big feet for stablity, but having big or small feet are both fine. ...Read more

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Why are my feet so large?

Why are my feet so large?

Heredity: We tend to inherit body type from our parents. There are some medical conditions that cause large feet such as mar fans syndrome. ...Read more

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Why are my feet disproportionately large?

Why are my feet disproportionately large?

Large feet: You didn't provide your height /weight and shoe size , so disproportionate might not be truly accurate . If true, it is simply your genetics - about which you can do nothing. ...Read more

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How to know if I have really large feet for my age?

Large feet: Can't really help you because we don't know how old you are, nor how big your feet are ...Read more

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I have large feet and i'm 18. Will it stop growing?

I have large feet and i'm 18. Will it stop growing?

Radiographs: The best way to determine if you will stop growing is to evaluate xrays of your feet. We look at whether or not your growth plates have fused and when they have, we say that you have reached 'skeletal maturity' and are not expected to grow at those sites any longer. ...Read more

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Why are my feet so large for my height, what to do?

Why are my feet so large for my height, what to do?

Embrace it: Big feet means a big heart. Means your a good person. You have good support with a nice foundation. If you have pain...Then see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can run faster with big feet?

Can you tell me how i can run faster with big feet?

Train harder: Foot size has nothing to do with how fast you run. If you want to run distance - long slow runs if you want to run faster - i recommend interval training. ...Read more

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Is it considered a defect when women have large feet?

Is it considered a defect when women have large feet?

No.: Bone size is strongly hereditable. Large feet are an issue in the mind of the person with them, but are not a "defect." obviously women would prefer smaller feet. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to remove very large splinter from foot?

I need some tips on how to remove very large splinter from foot?

Make an appt: With your foot doctor. Sometimes soaking the foot helps to soften the skin and this will also cause the wood to expand and might make it easier to grab. But, its not easy to work on the bottom of your foot unless you are pretty flexible. ...Read more

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I'm an outcast because of my large feet! how can I make it smaller?

I'm an outcast because of my large feet! how can I make it smaller?

Think advantages: There are many advantages to having large feet. Your feet simultaneously support your weight, balance and propel you and safely absorb the shocks of your motion. You have a bigger stronger base to do more things like balance and run and leap your feet are springs and levers that cushion and propel you. Those feet can act as launching pads for leaps. They can act as brakes and pivots. No surgery! ...Read more

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What to do if I have size 17 feet at 15 years old. Do I have big feet?

What to do if I have size 17 feet at 15 years old. Do I have big feet?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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What percent of people have one foot larger than the other and what side is usually larger?

What percent of people have one foot larger than the other and what side is usually larger?

Interesting question: It's common to have some mild asymmetry. I guess, since there are more right handed and right legged people on earth, the right side would usually be the larger one. Keep in mind that this is gradual. If all of a sudden you see one leg becoming bigger than another, go see your doctor right away because this is abnormal and might signal a blood clot or lymph obstruction. ...Read more

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Am looking for images or answers on little black squiggly lines all over my mums foot and underneath is large black area?

Am looking for images or answers on little black squiggly lines all over my mums foot and underneath is large black area?

Biopsy: A biopsy may give you the diagnosis. See an expert soon. Don't put it off as certain skin conditions are very dangerous and must be treated asap. ...Read more

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I m suffering from corn on my feet please tell me what should I do and whenever it becomes large i used to cut it with the blade?

I m suffering from corn on my feet please tell me what should I do and whenever it becomes large i used to cut it with the blade?

See a podiatrist: Corns are callouses on the toes and are caused mainly by shoe irritation over a period of time. They can just be trimmed by a podiatrist, but will usually come back. The real cause is bony enlargement or malpositioning of the toe. There is a real simple surgery to smooth off the underlying bone and the corn should go away permanently. You can also have your shoes stretched or wear wider shoes. ...Read more

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