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I Am Male And 18 And I Have Small Hands And Short Fingers
I am male and 18, and I have small hands and short fingers. Is there anything I can do to make them bigger?
No: There is nothing you can do to make your hands and fingers bigger. Sorry. ...Read more
I was prematurely born of 28 weeks. Now 29 male but my everything is too small, hands arms bones fingers penis. I hate myself 5'6', 99 lbs ugly skelto?
Genetics matters too: This may not be related to your prematurity. By now you have done all your growing. For your satisfaction see an endocrinologist to be sure there is nothing. ...Read more
Of course!: I have seen dentists with short fingers, huge hands and everthing in between. If being a dentist is your dream, it would be crazy not to become one! ...Read more
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?
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
Chromosomal concerns: You should see your local doctor first and confirm all of your concerns. You could have your hormones evaluated and chromosomal studies if indicated. Speculating on some concerns you have about your characteristics will not help here. ...Read more
I am an average height male with abnormally small hands. Are there any ways to grow my hands, possibly with the use of hgh?
Impossible: No. You are done growing. Hgh would not work this late in life. ...Read more
Syndromes: The first that comes to my mind is turner's syndrome. Affecting females with a single x chromosome. ...Read more
I hate to keep asking this but, I have a lot of issues but one thing that gets to me is my body. I have short arms, big head, small hands, short 5'8?
Fixation on appearan: You don't seem to be getting the message. Look around and you will see people come in all shapes and sizes. ...Read more
For specific things: Such as congenitally short fingers there are time when function is imporvoed by lengthening a digit but this is a rare occurrence. For a "normal functioning hand" with all the digits there is no cosmetic way that would successfully lengthen fingers. Even in congenitally short fingers it is a very controversial subject as it has a very limited functional indication (very select cases). ...Read more
Compare: Aside from comparing your hand size to a large number of others in the age group you are analyzing, there is likely no statistically significant information available to answer your question. ...Read more
Maybe: You should see an endocrinologist for the answer. There are other physical features of klinefelters than those. The doctor can either confirm your suspicions or get rid of your concerns. ...Read more
None: This is a common phenomenon in most cases. ...Read more
Perhaps congenital: If they are truly smaller than small, my guess would be that something went wrong during the development of the hands in utero, which makes it congenital rather than hereditary. ...Read more
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Because they. ..: Associate it with the size of his penis. Don't believe it. ...Read more
No: Though your profile says you are 37, females stop growing taller when they are 14 and males stop when they are 16. ...Read more
Go for it: Nobody's got a perfect body -- not even the Hollywood studmuffins. You shouldn't have any trouble using today's machines. ...Read more
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
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
I have very small hands and thin wrists for a man. My 12 year old cousins have same sized hands as mine. What is my case?
Variety of things: There are at least 3 dozen named syndromes that have relatively small hands. Ear size is a bit relative & the addition of generous or prominent ears makess me think of robinow, aarskog, kabuki or prader willi syndrome. There is no way to tell without a full evaluation. ...Read more
Have to live with it:
I am sorry to say you can not change your skeleton and have to live with it
as long as you do not have any other problems, enjoy life and do not worry about your skeleton. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: This can be a simple variation fro the normal based on complex genetic factors. It can also be a feature of in excess of 40 named syndromes or associations listed in "smith's recognizable patterns of human malformation" 7ed.2013. ...Read more
No syndrome: There are no syndromes known to me where the only finding is one of small hands. I would ask your doctor to look you over closely for any other anatomic findings out of the norm. If you have no other findings on exam, then you have small hands and that's it. That can certainly happen and would be totally normal! ! ...Read more
What is says: Hands that are smaller than expected for a person's age and size ...Read more
Nothing: If your hands are functionally normal. I wouldn't recommend anything. ...Read more
It depends: Small hands can run in your family (check your parents and siblings) and be perfectly functional. Sometimes, small hand or fingers can be part of a syndrome or congenital hand difference. It's best to be evaluated by a hand specialist, especially if it's a child, if there is a concern. ...Read more
I'm 18, I have normal sex hormone levels (had blood tests) but I look 14 with undeveloped genitalia, small frame, small hands etc. What can I do?
See endocrinologist: An endocrinologist, especially one who specializes in sexual developmental issues would be best for you to see and get an official evaluation from. They are highly educated in this field and several other tests can be performed in a work up other than your basic "sex hormone tests." best wishes. ...Read more
Not possible: Be happy with what you have.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not surgical: Try a different instrument, practice more, or accept your not having a professional guitar career. ...Read more
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