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Short Fingers (Overview)

Short fingers is a trait in which a person has shorter fingers than normal, compared to the average person from the same ethnic/racial group. Short fingers can be due to a hereditary/genetic problem such as dwarfism.


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What is up my short fingers?

What is up my short fingers?

See below: Our physical traits are inherited from our parents. I suspect every person in this world even supermodels have body features that they wish they could change. Bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Focus on the positive. ...Read more

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Short Fingers (Overview)

Short fingers is a trait in which a person has shorter fingers than normal, compared to the average person from the same ethnic/racial group. Short fingers can be due to a hereditary/genetic problem such as dwarfism.


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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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What is the best way to get rid of scratches on fingers?

What is the best way to get rid of scratches on fingers?

Healing of scratches: I assume you mean scratches that have caused some degree of bleeding. You need to let these heal just like any other cut on the body. I like patients to use traumeel cream (http://traumeel.Us/) to help speed up this process. It is inexpensive and can be used often without worrying about using too much. This simple cream should be in every medicine cabinet (my opinion). ...Read more

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What is up my short fingers?

See below: Our physical traits are inherited from our parents. I suspect every person in this world even supermodels have body features that they wish they could change. Bodies come in all shapes and sizes. Focus on the positive. ...Read more

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I am male and 18. I have short fingers. Are there ways to make fingers longer?

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