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Advantages/disadvantages to having big hands?

Variable: Disadvantage if your a dentist. Advantage if you need them to drink from a stream. I think you would be surprised how we adapt. ...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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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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If a boy is 6ft1 at 15 yrs. Old with a 6ft6 wingspan, size 14 shoes, big hands and parents are 5ft10 & 5ft6. How tall would he be by the his mid 20's?

If a boy is 6ft1 at 15 yrs. Old with a 6ft6 wingspan, size 14 shoes, big hands and parents are 5ft10 & 5ft6. How tall would he be by the his mid 20's?

Hard to say: At this point, he is taller than projected height by genes (m+f/2+2.5 inches) by more than 3 inches.If he entered puberty at the normal time he may gain 2 inches or so but not much more. A single x-ray of the wrist and hand can be graded for bone maturity.If his bone age is more like 13 he could grow much more, if more like 17 he is almost finished. ...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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