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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Small Feet

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

What are some home remedies for the treatment of foot fungus?

Since topical: Antifungals are so readily avialable and are effective - that is what I recommend. ...Read more

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Diabetic with a small foot blister, what to do?

Diabetic with a small foot blister, what to do?

See someone: There is no small blister when you have diabetes.get it checked out....now ...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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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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Is there a home remedy for smelly feet?

Is there a home remedy for smelly feet?

Smelly feet: There are a number of ways to help this at home such as tea soaks, antibacterial soaps etc. The best solution is to see your podiatrist who will help develop a plan for you. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for warts on your feet?

What is the best home remedy for warts on your feet?

Acid and scraping: A otc acid and scraping with a pumice bar will help. If not, you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use). You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718). ...Read more

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Athletes feet: is there a home remedy for it or simple home cleaning supplies?

Athletes feet: is there a home remedy for it or simple home cleaning supplies?

Itchy feet: Sorry you might be suffering from tinea pedis or.....Athletes foot.
You can try soaking your feet in a vinegar sln (1 cup to 2 quarts water)
treat your shoes with lysol spray
dry thoroughly between your toes.
Be persistent.


If the condition continues ask for a podiatry referral. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for a itching foot?

Please describe a good home remedy for a itching foot?

Itchy feet: You can try oatmeal bath 1-2 cups in a bath.
Squeeze undiluted lemon juice on itchy skin and allow to dry.
You can also try thyme, basil leaves, juniper berries, aloe vera and mint! Do not apply to broken skin though!
if things get bad you can always try over the counter benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but beware that you will get drowsy! ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for athletes foot?

What is a home remedy for athletes foot?

Several: Soak feet in dilute tea solution.
Soak in a very dilute bleach solution.
Go to the pharmacy and buy some antifungal cream. ...Read more

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Is there a "best" method for home treatment of plantars mosaic on the foot?

Is there a "best" method for home treatment of plantars mosaic on the foot?

Best treatment?: Best treatment is the one that works without cost or pain or risk.
There are so many treatments for wart because there is not a best treatment.
Try treatment from the pharmacy and if that does not work see you podiatrist to clear this up. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of a good home foot treatment for dry heels?

Can you tell me of a good home foot treatment for dry heels?

Dry heels: There really aren't any home remedies for that unless you mean otc items. There are some good creams otc - don't use ointments - that work. Look for a cream that exfoliates - see your pharmacist for assistance. ...Read more

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What is the best at home treatment regimen/ingrdients for forehead wrinkles and crows feet?

What is the best at home treatment regimen/ingrdients for forehead wrinkles and crows feet?

None: As you age, certain changes will take place. Genetics is a reason for individual differences. Smoking and sun damage and chronic exposure to the elements are major factors. There is a multi-billion dollar industry seeking to con you out of some of your dollars by promises of eternal youth. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more

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Could there be a home remedy for athletes foot?

Could there be a home remedy for athletes foot?

Yes: There are many home remedies for tinea pedis such as vinegar soaks, but why not get one of the many otc creams available, theyaare cost effective and work better. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for foot swelling and pain?

What is a good home remedy for foot swelling and pain?

Elevation of feet.: The cause of swelling and pain needs to be determined. The simplest thing to do is get off your feet and elevate them slightly above heart level. ...Read more

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Which is the best home remedy to get rid of foot odor?

Which is the best home remedy to get rid of foot odor?

Foot odor: There really is no one best thing to do. Everyone's needs are different. The first best thing to do is see your podiatrist for an evaluation and recommendation for what will work right for you. ...Read more