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Dr. Colin McCannel
9 doctors shared insights

Large Feet (Overview)

Large feet = substantial length & width of feet.


Dr. Colin McCannel
9 doctors shared insights

Large Feet (Overview)

Large feet = substantial length & width of feet.


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I have really large feet and only 19 I am am going into a size 12 uk size is there any treatment for this?

I have really large feet and only 19 I am am going into a size 12 uk size is there any treatment for this?

No formal treatment: No formal treatment that i know of.... Would discuss options with a podiatrist or orthopedic foot specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Tod Haller Dr. Haller
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Large feet (Tip)

Diabetics should get their feet examined despite pain or not. ...See more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Move your body. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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How to know if I have really large feet for my age?

How to know if I have really large feet for my age?

Large feet: Can't really help you because we don't know how old you are, nor how big your feet are ...Read more

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I have large feet and i'm 18. Will it stop growing?

I have large feet and i'm 18. Will it stop growing?

Radiographs: The best way to determine if you will stop growing is to evaluate xrays of your feet. We look at whether or not your growth plates have fused and when they have, we say that you have reached 'skeletal maturity' and are not expected to grow at those sites any longer. ...Read more

Dr. Libby Putnam Dr. Putnam
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Large feet (Tip)

Soaking in epsom salts is not always beneficial, and can dry out and chap your feet! ...See more

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Is it considered a defect when women have large feet?

Is it considered a defect when women have large feet?

No.: Bone size is strongly hereditable. Large feet are an issue in the mind of the person with them, but are not a "defect." obviously women would prefer smaller feet. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Large feet (Tip)

It's a myth that: if something is wrong with my feet it won't bother my knees or hips. ...See more

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I'm an outcast because of my large feet! how can I make it smaller?

I'm an outcast because of my large feet! how can I make it smaller?

Think advantages: There are many advantages to having large feet. Your feet simultaneously support your weight, balance and propel you and safely absorb the shocks of your motion. You have a bigger stronger base to do more things like balance and run and leap your feet are springs and levers that cushion and propel you. Those feet can act as launching pads for leaps. They can act as brakes and pivots. No surgery! ...Read more

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Large feet (Tip)

Diabetics should have their feet checked with a monofilament or a bare foot exam by the doctor yearly. ...See more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez Dr. Parvez
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Large feet (Tip)

Moisture will increase the risk of getting "athlete's foot". So keep the feet dry. ...See more

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I have really large feet and only 19 I am am going into a size 12 uk size is there any treatment for this?

No formal treatment: No formal treatment that i know of.... Would discuss options with a podiatrist or orthopedic foot specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Christopher Hendrix Dr. Hendrix
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Large feet (Tip)

Use a spray or mist of regular listerine on your feet and toenails after every bath. ...See more

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Can unusually long legs and large feet during childhood predict tall stature in adulthood?

Can unusually long legs and large feet during childhood predict tall stature in adulthood?

Yes, it is possible!: Typically long legs & large feet go with tall stature (like puppies with big paws) but not 100% of t he time. I do have a few patients with big feet who aren't tall. When the shoe size gets larger than 13, it becomes harder to find shoes in stores and you often have to search on-line & can be more expensive, hopefully they don't grow too large! ...Read more

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