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Hello dr. My feets are so hard ? What should I do ?

Hello dr. My feets are so hard ? What should I do ?

NMI: Need more info. What do you mean by "hard"? Heavy, dry, stiff? It depends on what the exact symptoms and its effects on the functioning of your feet and legs are. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for making your feet smaller?

What are some home remedies for making your feet smaller?

Not really any.: When I lived in Taiwan - there were still very old women who had bound feet- this crippled and deformed them even though it was done to enhance beauty. ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
Daily
Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
Once
Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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How long should you be on your feet(stand) in one day?

How long should you be on your feet(stand) in one day?

It depends: Need more information, where are you standing, what are you doing, your health status, weight. Standing in one place is not good , but there are alot of things that can be done to give you relief, good shoes, carpetiing, rubber mats, orthotics. If you are getting any kind of symptons of foot pain or other discomfort see a dpm or md. ...Read more

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What causes clubbed feet?

What causes clubbed feet?

Couple of things: Can be due to position while in utero or a neuromuscular disease. ...Read more

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Can u tell me why both my feets be swollen up and i'm not a diebactic or nothin?

Can u tell me why both my feets be swollen up and i'm not a diebactic or nothin?

See your doctor: Swelling in feet can be caused from renal disease, heart disease, lymphatic or vein disorders, medications or diet. You should be evaluated first by your pcp or internist.Sw. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight size for 5 feet 7 female?

What is the normal weight size for 5 feet 7 female?

See below: You may enter your height and weight into the calculator at the site below and see if you are in the healthy range. It would be good if you can keep your weight below 150 pounds. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc.htm ...Read more

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What's the best way to keep your feet soft?

What's the best way to keep your feet soft?

Moisturize: While there are many ways to soften the feet, i personally like applying moisturizer as regularly as possible particularly just before bed. You should see a noticeable difference by morning. ...Read more

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How can you keep calasus off your feet.?

How can you keep calasus off your feet.?

No friction/pressure: Prevent excessive pressure and friction on feet. Wear well fitting supportive shoes and inserts. ...Read more

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What can I use for athlete feet?

What can I use for athlete feet?

Topical Antifungal: Most fungal infections of the feet respond well to antifungal creams, many of which you can pick up over the counter (ask your pharmacist to show you where to find them). Apply twice daily to clean and dry skin. ...Read more

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