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Abnormally Large Foot
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am looking for images or answers on little black squiggly lines all over my mums foot and underneath is large black area?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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