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Small Feet (Definition)

Brachydactyly is shortening of fingers/toes and gives the feet a small appearance. There are a number of potential causes of small feet. When I lived in China there were still older women who had bound feet- It was considered more attractive to ...Read more


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Anyone have small feet as an adult?

Anyone have small feet as an adult?

Small feet: As already stated , feet come in all sizes . You didn't mention the actual size , so perhaps your definition of small is different than someone else's . Either way , our feet are what they are . ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Small feet?

What is the definition or description of: Small feet?

Brachydactyly: Brachydactyly is shortening of fingers/toes and gives the feet a small appearance. There are a number of potential causes of small feet. When I lived in China there were still older women who had bound feet- It was considered more attractive to have very small feet. ...Read more

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I hit my small feet finger and really hurts...Its swollen and purple. What can I do?

I hit my small feet finger and really hurts...Its swollen and purple. What can I do?

Soak. Splint: You can splint toe to adjacent toe to immobilize it and allow it to heal. So king in warm water will help. The trauma will dissipate slowly , but you may speed up process with oral enzymes such as bromelain. ...Read more

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Is it ok for guys to have small feet?

Is it ok for  guys to have small feet?

Of course: No relation between foot size and size of anything else. Maybe less likely to step on dancing partner's toes? :-). ...Read more

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Hello , i am 20years old and i have a very small feet .is it possible to my grow feet? And by the way I have high arches

Hello , i am 20years old and i have a very small feet .is it  possible to my grow feet? And by the way I have high arches

Check family trait.: In all likelihood, because of your age, the chances of seeing a surge of growth in your feet is unlikely. However to be absolutely sure, a thorough examination, including x-rays, would be necessary. High arches or pes cavus, may be part of the picture in evaluating your concerns. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of having small feet?

What are the benefits of having small feet?

It's easier to find: A larger variety of shoes in different colors and styles. Aside from that, there aren't really "benefits" to having small feet. ...Read more

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How can a man with small feet get rid of this complex?

How can a man with small feet get rid of this complex?

What complex?: If you are just concerned about shoe size, people come in all different sizes & there is nothing you can do to change the size of your feet. If you mean that you are concerned that small feet are related to other body parts being small, there is no correlation, so don't worry. If you mean that you feel like you have a "complex" worrying about your feet, talking to your dr or a therapist can help. ...Read more

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I have small hands, small feet, my middle bone of my ringfinger is so short that the knuckle is 1 CM more backwards what can it be?

I have small hands, small feet, my middle bone of my ringfinger is so short that the knuckle is 1 CM more backwards what can it be?

Small bones: your condition might be a hereditary condition. Ask your parents if somebody in your family have the same condition. I would also want to know if other parts of your body have the same size problem. You might want to take Xrays. Considerations would be dwarfism or Growth Hormone deficiency of a condition known as osteogenesis imperfecta ...Read more

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Are there any herbal treatments for lymphedema in one or both feet/ankles?

Are there any herbal treatments for lymphedema in one or both feet/ankles?

No: Compression and lymphatic massage are the mainstays of therapy for lymphedema. As lymphedema is a diagnosis of exclusion, make sure you have seen a specialist and that other causes of swelling have been ruled out. ...Read more

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When can I start running again after getting a small foot tattoo?

When can I start running again after getting a small foot tattoo?

Next day: Different operators will give you different advice, but you were probably told to remove the covering after 8 hours or less. Take the evening off from running, keep the area clean and perhaps covered with the ointment or lubricant that was recommended, and get back to the activities you enjoy on the next day. ...Read more

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There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?

There is crusting on my feet and on the back it has some small bubbles and often severe itching. Any treatment for this?

Yes: It sounds like athlete's foot, a common fungal infection of the skin on the feet. Try using an over-the-counter medication like Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin. Use the medications as directed, and if it doesn't improve or worsens, see your doctor. It might be another problem, requiring a different course of treatment. ...Read more

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Can you die of a small bone infection in the foot even after IV treatment?

Can you die of a small bone infection in the foot even after IV treatment?

It's possible: If the IV antibiotic was not capable of eradicating the entire infection and/or if you picked up a new infection while you were recuperating from the other, it is possible to develop a bone infection that could potentially cause sepsis which could lead to death. This is true for all patients but especially for those who are immunocompromised with diseases like diabetes, kidney disease or cancers. ...Read more

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My dad broke his small foot finger the doctor gave him the barouk shoe and he should rest but he can't does it affect his finger ?

My dad broke his small foot finger the doctor gave him the barouk shoe and he should rest but he can't does it affect his finger ?

Fracture shoe: Talking about a 5th toe on the foot..The "baby" toe. If it is well aligned, treatment involves taping it to the 4th toe and wearing a surgical shoe, sometimes called a recovery shoe or a fracture shoe. Rest as much as possible, but some walking in the shoe is ok. ...Read more

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