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What are long fingers caused by?

What are long fingers caused by?

Arachnodactyly: This feature can occur on its own, with no underlying health problems. However, it can also be associated with certain medical conditions. Examples include marfan syndrome, ehlers danlos syndrome , homocystinuria. Arachnodactyly is a condition in which the fingers are abnormally long and slender in comparison to the palm of the hand. It can be presentit at birth or develop in later in life. ...Read more

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Long Fingers (Definition)

Long fingers is a feature in which a person's fingers are longer than usual for the average normal person in his ethnic/racial group. Very long arms and fingers can be ...Read more


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What's it mean to have abnormally long fingers?

What's it mean to have abnormally long fingers?

Might be: Long fingers occur in marfans syndrome - are you tall, have some eyesight issues, have prominent chest bones, is it in the family. Of course with long fingers you have an advantage in playing some musical instruments so it is not all bad. ...Read more

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Are long fingers good to have for playing piano?

Are long fingers good to have for playing piano?

Yes: to be a concert pianist, being able to hit twelfth with no difficulty is big. They are also important for olympic swimmers. They reach farther with each stroke, so have a big advantage. ...Read more

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If you have long fingers you have long penis?

If you have long fingers you have long penis?

Not related: There are plenty of such myths. Many women believe that penile size is related to size of feet, also untrue. By and large taller and bigger men may have larger penises than slight and small men. Achondroplastic dwarfs (little people with very short arms and legs) have same size penises as men of normal stature. ...Read more

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Is it true that good surgeons tend to have long fingers?

No: While I do have long fingers I do not believe there is any correlation. More important is whats between the ears. ...Read more

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If you have long fingers do you generally have a long penis as well?

If you have long fingers do you generally have a long penis as well?

No relationship: The penis is the size it is and the fingers are the size they are and the foot size is the size it is and the ears are the size they are. Just no relationship other than co-incidental. Hope you like what you have and what you are and leave it at that. ...Read more

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24week ultrasound showed that the baby has very long fingers is this ok?

24week ultrasound showed that the baby has very long fingers is this ok?

Probably.: Long limbs is most likely a family trait. The only possible problem is something called marfan syndrome: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001455/. ...Read more

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Are there ANY finger-lengthening exercises? I am an adult with <3" long fingers who is trying hard to learn guitar and piano.

Are there ANY finger-lengthening exercises? I am an adult with <3" long fingers who is trying hard to learn guitar and piano.

Finger lengthening: Is not possible but you may be able to learn exercises to loosen the muscles in your hands which will be helpful. Children w/very small hands play well and so can you. Peace and good health. ...Read more