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I Seem To Have Really Small Hands Is It A Common Or Rare Genetic Thing
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.
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
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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.
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! !
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.See 1 more doctor answer
None: This is a common phenomenon in most cases.See 1 more doctor answer
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-:).
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?
Genetics: The size of our bones is largely determined by out genetics. If small hands is something that runs in your family then it is not surprising that you would have this. Remember it is not the size of your hands that is important but how you use them that counts. Be healthy.
Many things: There are many conditions that have relatively small hands. If the ears are really large and the hands are really small, I suggest a geneticist for evaluation. They should be able to determine if it is part of a syndrome.
Because they. ..: Associate it with the size of his penis. Don't believe it.
No: Though your profile says you are 37, females stop growing taller when they are 14 and males stop when they are 16.See 1 more doctor answer
Go for it: Nobody's got a perfect body -- not even the Hollywood studmuffins. You shouldn't have any trouble using today's machines.
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.
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