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What Is The Proper Term For Outward Turned Feet
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
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
See below: Depending on how the initial problem was treated or if the cut became wider and deeper forming an ulcer. ...Read more
Wash them: Soap and water works well. Have you tried that yet? ...Read more
Tissue damaged on foot and turned green. Is this normal? Can I step out? This has been happening for 3 weeks.
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
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
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
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
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
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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