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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Long Legs (Overview)

Long legs is a feature in which a person's legs are longer than usual for the average normal person in his ethnic/racial group.


Dr. Eric Weisman
8 doctors shared insights

Long Legs (Overview)

Long legs is a feature in which a person's legs are longer than usual for the average normal person in his ethnic/racial group.


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If u have a long neck long fingers long legs what does that mean?Does that mean im gonna be tall

If u have a long neck long fingers long legs what does that mean?Does that mean im gonna be tall

No: You are as tall as you will ever be at your age. There are many different types of body configurations which are most likely inherited from your parents. People with some syndromes such as marfan's syndrome can be tall and have long fingers and limbs. If you think you may have one of these syndromes, consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Living a Long Life (Checklist)

Check the CDC website to see what is recommended.
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Asthmatics, diabetics, dialysis patients should have flu shots!
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The only thing you need to get Shingles is a history of chickenpox.
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Update TDaP every 10 yrs.
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I'm having cramps in the inner side of my legs from quite a long time and am not recovering frm it, how to get rid of them?

I'm having cramps in the inner side of my legs from quite a long time and am not recovering frm it, how to get rid of them?

Quinine: Quinine sulfate 325 mg has for decades been the holy grail for leg cramps. It is a derivative of tree bark, and has no negative side effects. Do to restructuring the us fda has taken this and many other effective meds off the market, tonic water has quinine, but not in sufficient concentration. Find a doctor who will rx Qualaquin which is 324 mg quinine sulfate. Take one at bedtime, only necessary. ...Read more

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Long legs, skinny, thin bones, pectus, etc should I get test for aneurysms?

Long legs, skinny, thin bones, pectus, etc should I get test for aneurysms?

Marfan syndrome: It sounds like you suspect you may have marfan. Your doctor will address your concerns, and conduct a workup based on his evaluation. Aortic aneurysm is indeed something to be concerned about in these patients. I compliment you on your research. Echocardiogram, ct are relatively low risk for the diagnostic benefit and early fix, so if your doc recommended them, i'd strongly consider. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Check cholesterol medications
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Have a venous ultrasound to check for reflux
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What to do if I have long legs and a short body?

What to do if I have long legs and a short body?

Change parents.: Body shape is genetic. Many cultures or families genetically have broader chests and thinner legs, others are long-limbed, or short. You cannot change the genes you were born with. You can dress and exercise to tone, shape and minimize the difference. ...Read more

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Where do people with a short trunk but long legs gain weight the most?

Where do people with a short trunk but long legs gain weight the most?

Most common places: Increased weight leading to obesity will still occur in the typical areas such as the abdomen, upper legs/hips, buttock area. Best way to not worry about where it goes is eliminate the chance with a healthy diet and exercise. ...Read more

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If u have a long neck long fingers long legs what does that mean?Does that mean im gonna be tall

No: You are as tall as you will ever be at your age. There are many different types of body configurations which are most likely inherited from your parents. People with some syndromes such as marfan's syndrome can be tall and have long fingers and limbs. If you think you may have one of these syndromes, consult with your doctor. ...Read more