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Is flat foot heritary?

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3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

It does seem to have a tendency to run in family lines.

In brief: Yes...

It does seem to have a tendency to run in family lines.
Dr. David Hettinger
Dr. David Hettinger
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Can be

Flat feet can be heritary.

In brief: Can be

Flat feet can be heritary.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Dr. Marshall Solomon
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Let me explain

A flat foot is normal in infants and toddlers, because the foot's arch hasn't yet developed.
Most people's arches develop throughout childhood, but some people never develop arches. This is a normal variation in foot type, and people without arches may or may not have problems. There is also type could congenital but rare.

In brief: Let me explain

A flat foot is normal in infants and toddlers, because the foot's arch hasn't yet developed.
Most people's arches develop throughout childhood, but some people never develop arches. This is a normal variation in foot type, and people without arches may or may not have problems. There is also type could congenital but rare.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Shafic Al-nammari
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Sometimes

Flat feet are very common.
Most of the time they cause absolutely no problems and are just a normal variant. In part because they are so common flat feet can run in families but less commonly they can be the result of one of several hereditary conditions.

In brief: Sometimes

Flat feet are very common.
Most of the time they cause absolutely no problems and are just a normal variant. In part because they are so common flat feet can run in families but less commonly they can be the result of one of several hereditary conditions.
Dr. Shafic Al-nammari
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In brief: Yes

Yes flat feet can be an inherited trait.
Other things can cause flat feet also.

In brief: Yes

Yes flat feet can be an inherited trait.
Other things can cause flat feet also.
Dr. Nima Moghaddas
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