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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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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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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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My son has big feet, long fingers, will he be really tall?

My son has big feet, long fingers, will he be really tall?

Not an indicator: The size of feet and length of fingers are not measures of final height. ...Read more

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Why I have big feet but small hands?

Why I have big feet but small hands?

Variation of normal: At best, this appears a variation of normal development. It does not necessarily indicate that there is something pathologic or genetically wrong. Fortunately, shoes and gloves come in different sizes. ...Read more

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Do all people with big hands have big feet, or can a person have small hands and big feet?

Do all people with big hands have big feet, or can a person have small hands and big feet?

Possible: Usually smaller hands than typical, will be associated with smaller than usual feet. But it certainly doesn't have to be. Now I have rather typical, perhaps somewhat larger than aveage, male foot size (10), but very large hands for a male, size 8-- the better to play those tough rachmaninoff reaches as a boy-:). ...Read more

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I'm very self concious about my feet and toes, I have verytell me your opinion on big feet. Does it bother you?

I'm very self concious about my feet and toes, I have verytell me your opinion on big feet. Does it bother you?

I guess telling you: Don't be self conscious might be oversimplifying. But, you really shouldn't be. In an average day, how many times do you think someone is really staring at your feet anyway? I look at feet all day. In my career I never really came across any that I felt someone should be embarrassed over.
Perhaps smile more....They will be engaged with your smile their eyes won't make it down to your feet. ...Read more

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Are long arms and big feet correlated with height?

Are long arms and big feet correlated with height?

Not necessarily: Arm length is usually proportional to height but not foot size. ...Read more

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I'm 5"foot 9 right know and I have extremely big hands and big feet and I just turned 14 hitting high school does that mean im gonna be really tall?

I'm 5"foot 9 right know and I have extremely big hands and big feet and I just turned 14 hitting high school does that mean im gonna be really tall?

Not necesarily: A more accurate indicator to determine if you will get tall is an xray of your feet or hands to determine if the growth plates are almost finished or are still open (which means that you have a lot more growing to do.) time will tell. ...Read more

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Any advantages to having big hands and feet?

Any advantages to having big hands and feet?

You can palm...: A basketball! It really depends on your point of view. There are neither advantages or disadvantages, just different abilities and liabilities. ...Read more

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What are the benefits to having big hands and feet?

What are the benefits to having big hands and feet?

You can hold more: With big hands, big feet offer a nice foundation to hold one up. ...Read more

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Does having big hands and feet mean anything?

Does having big hands and feet mean anything?

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. If this condition just started for you, see a doctor! ...Read more

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Big blisters under feet from stnading for long hours, what to do?

Big blisters under feet from stnading for long hours, what to do?

You need to see: A foot doctor to evacuate the fluid inside the blister under the sterile condition. You can not do it on your own. The foot doctor also tell you how to prevent it to be happening again. In the mean time avoid standing as much as possible. ...Read more

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Have sore toes (big toes) both feet and pain on left calf.

Have sore toes (big toes) both feet and pain on left calf.

Anytime one: Is experiencing pain in the calf a blood clot should be ruled out. With regards to your toes this is a less important issue as the calf pain takes precedence and you should follow up with a foot doc. ...Read more

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I have resless leg syndrome. It's big in my feet and starting to be in my arms. Is something wrong?

I have resless leg syndrome. It's big in my feet and starting to be in my arms. Is something wrong?

Let me explain: You have a strong urge to move your legs. These sensations are typically described as crawlingcreeping cramping tingling pulling or tugging.
Your symptoms start or get worse when you're resting such as sitting or lying down.
Your symptoms are partially or temporarily relieved by activity as long as you keep moving.
Your symptoms are worse at night.
If you have those, check with doctor for help. ...Read more

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Chronic pain, stiffness, both feet, big & mid toes. Also chronic knee pain w intermittent grinding. Intermittent grinding right shoulder. Ra? Other?

Chronic pain, stiffness, both feet, big & mid toes. Also chronic knee pain w intermittent grinding. Intermittent grinding right shoulder. Ra? Other?

RA, Osteoarthritis: When you have symptoms on both sides, it can open up the possibility of ra. Joints in RA or any other inflammatory arthritis, usually present with swelling, pain and stiffness. Osteoarthritis is a result of wear on the cartilage in joints. The only way to find out what type is through blood tests and screening techniques to test for rheumatoid factor. ...Read more

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I just had back surgery 5 days ago can you can you detect a blood clot from the outer part of leg legs a big bruise, swollen feet have p.A.D.

I just had back surgery 5 days ago can you can you detect a blood clot from the outer part of leg legs a big bruise, swollen feet have p.A.D.

No unfortunately, US: No unfortunately, a doppler ultrasound to visiualize the deep veins of the lower leg is required to rule out a blood clot in the leg (so called dvt (deep vein thrombosis) or clot. Early detection and anticoagulant therapy is the key to preventing a lethal pe (pulmanary embolus) which have killed a number of people, the reporter who developed an fatal pe after ridding in a tank all day in iraq. ...Read more

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What causes shooting pains in your feet and big toes?

What causes shooting pains in your feet and big toes?

Many causes: There could be medical issues causing your pain such as circulatory issues, diabetes, nerve issues, foot deformity, injury among other causes. Seeing a podiatrist would answer this question, and get you started on appropriate care. ...Read more

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My big toenail on both feet black and blue some pain what is this from?

My big toenail on both feet black and blue some pain what is this from?

Black and blue: A black and blue toenail is usually due to trauma to the nail usually when running in shoe gear. If the nail is completely black and blue you may need to have the blood that has developed under the nail drained if this is causing you significant pain. ...Read more

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What to do if I have smaller shoe sizes, like 11-12. Are my feet really big?

What to do if I have smaller shoe sizes, like 11-12. Are my feet really big?

I am not sure: What you are asking. You should buy appropriately fitting shoes. "feet being really big" is a possibility. You would have to check your foot size against the average foot size for your age, height and weight. ...Read more

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Big toes on both feet feels numb?

Big toes on both feet feels numb?

Nerve: Any back issue it sound like nerve injury to the back. Are u diabetic? Could be beginning of neuropathy? See you pcp or you foot doctor ...Read more