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What is the proper term for outward turned feet?

What is the proper term for outward turned feet?

External rotation: Ext rotation deformity. Can be coming from the knees, hips, or the feet themselves. Can be from flat feet to external tibial torsion to femoral retroversion. ...Read more

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How do I stop growing? I just turned 16 and I'm 6 foot 4 inches.

How do I stop growing? I just turned 16 and I'm 6 foot 4 inches.

Time: There is not a way that you can safely influence how tall you grow, because your height is determined by genetics. The good news is, males stop growing around age 16 on average (though some continue to grow through age 18). So it's unlikely that you'll grow much taller than you already are. ...Read more

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If you tear your lcl, would your foot be turned more inward afterwards?

No: If you tear your lateral collateral ligament in your knee, the foot will be the same, with a weakness to the knee itself. If you tear the lateral collateral ligaments in your ankle, it will also be weak without the foot turning inward. If you tear or rupture the muscles, than your foot has to propensity to turn inward. ...Read more

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A blister on my foot turned black, should I be worried?

A blister on my foot turned black, should I be worried?

Probably not: Darkening inside a blister is usually just a little bit of blood. This shouldn't be a concern unless you are diabetic, have numb feet or poor circulation or it doesn't resolve in a few weeks. If any of these conditions exist, see a podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a cut on my foot that turned into an ulcer. How did that happen?

I had a cut on my foot that turned into an ulcer. How did that happen?

See below: Depending on how the initial problem was treated or if the cut became wider and deeper forming an ulcer. ...Read more

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Tissue damaged on foot and turned green. Is this normal? Can I step out? This has been happening for 3 weeks.

Tissue damaged on foot and turned green. Is this normal? Can I step out? This has been happening for 3 weeks.

Not normal: Definitely do have it examined - especially if there is any unpleasant smell, oozing, pain of any sort, fever, etc. Green is not a human skin tone and 3 wks is longer than any foot problem should go w/o attention. Best! ...Read more

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Cut on my foot quickly turned black. What should I do?

Cut on my foot quickly turned black. What should I do?

Black: Not sure why it "quickly turned black"? Could be dry blood. Go to the emergency room and have someone look at it. ...Read more

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What to do if my feet finger or toe turned dark?

What to do if my feet finger or toe turned dark?

Need to figure out: Why, if it is circulatory related this is an emergency. Not being able to see the toe or palpate your pulses does not help. Either upload a pic or you should see a doctor... ...Read more

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Sir my age is 18 and my height is 5 feets 2cm there is possible to grow 5feet 7cm?

Sir my age is 18 and my height is 5 feets 2cm there is possible to grow 5feet 7cm?

Adult height: Many men continue to grow in height and stature until age 21. Yes it is possible ...Read more

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Dark patches on feet?

Dark patches on feet?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why our feet is so dry?

Why our feet is so dry?

Sweat: When sweat evaporates, the skin cash become dry. ...Read more

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What to treat ichi feet?

What to treat ichi feet?

Itchy feet: That depends on what caused them to itch in the first place as there are many causes. See your podiatrist for assistance ...Read more

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Feet a d angles swellup?

Feet a d angles swellup?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the feet and ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes clubbed feet?

What causes clubbed feet?

Couple of things: Can be due to position while in utero or a neuromuscular disease. ...Read more

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How many of feet disease?

How many of feet disease?

Many: There are many, many diseases that can affect the feet, from infection, autoimmune, malignant, vascular, etc, etc. You need to be more specific if you want a better answer. ...Read more

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When do feet stop growing?

When do feet stop growing?

Foot Growth: Although the feet typically stop growing around the age of 15 when the growth plates close, adults sometimes get a feeling that their feet continue to get bigger. After pregnancy, weight gain, and even over time when your arches begin to get weaker and come down it may seem that your feet are getting bigger. ...Read more

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What causes sites on feet?

What causes sites on feet?

??????: I am sorry what are "sites on feet"? Maybe pose question in a different verbage! ...Read more

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How can duck feet be cured?

How can duck feet be cured?

Duck feet: Will need to see a plastic surgeon for assessment. ...Read more

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Is it good to have big feet?

Is it good to have big feet?

If you stomp grapes: There are advantages to big feet for stablity, but having big or small feet are both fine. ...Read more

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Why would your feet go blue?

Why would your feet go blue?

Raynaud's: Or venous congestion are possibilities, in very poor circulation this is a stage before gangrene. ...Read more

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Stiffed feet! Please help?

Massage/stretching: Not sure what is going on as your question is very vague.

If this is in the morning you can try some massage and warm water to get your feet moving.
Give us a better question and we can be more helpful to you. ...Read more

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What causes "spurrs" in feet?

What causes "spurrs" in feet?

Depends: On where spur forms. Heel spurs form from excessive tension on attachment of either plantar fascia or tendons that attach there: usually from inadequate foot support or tight structures. Other spurs form from excessive pressure causing bone to bleed and form spur. Some times an injury can cause a spur to form. ...Read more

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Do feet get smaller with age?

Do feet get smaller with age?

Unlikely: Bones are pretty stable, but swelling can be a confusing situation that can look bigger or smaller. ...Read more

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What cause cold dry ashy feet?

What cause cold dry ashy feet?

Poor circulation: You may have peripheral artery disease or poor circulation to that feet - do you have leg pain or discomfort when you are on your feet a little longer or go for a walk - please talk to your doctor about this! ...Read more

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Webbed feet, who should I see?

Webbed feet, who should I see?

Podiatrist: See podiatrist for evaluation and discussion. Treatment can be considered if it is a problem. ...Read more

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What to so for feet that swell?

What to so for feet that swell?

Depends on cause: We need more information to determine the reason for the swelling and treatment would depend on the cause. If the swelling is related to being on your feet most of the day, putting your feet up at night might help. With an examination, your doctor can help guide treatment. ...Read more

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Is 5 feet 6 inch a good height?

Is 5 feet 6 inch a good height?

For a female: I believe it is. For a male, I think it would be considered on the shorter side. Wen speaking of average heights of americans.... ...Read more

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How can I get soft/smooth feet?

First, find out why: Your feet are not smooth and soft. Are they dry. Is there peeling or cracking? Treatment will depend on this. May be as simple as a moisterizing cream or may need a prescription. ...Read more