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Large feet Assessment Questionnaire

Questions Your Doctor May Ask - and Why!

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Large feet. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist by answering questions that your doctor may ask below:

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  1. How long have you noticed the large feet?

    Why: will help determine cause. Time of onset of large feet is relevant in order to differentiate a newborn disorder such as Soto's syndrome from those disorders associated with later onset such as Acromegaly.

  2. Height and size of parents feet?

    Why: large feet may represent hereditary factors.

  3. Feet or ankle edema?

    Why: see ankle swelling.

  4. Symptoms of Acromegaly?

    Why: e.g. excessive growth of hands, excessive growth of tissues such as nose, lips and face, excessive growth of feet with tight shoes, increased size of jaw and tongue, weakness, sweating, headaches, loss of menstrual periods, loss of libido and deepening of voice.

  5. Symptoms of Soto's syndrome?

    Why: e.g. childhood syndrome with unduly large size seen in the newborn period. Features include large head, mental retardation, clumsiness and rapid growth which usually slows by school age.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Large feet:

The following list of conditions have 'Large feet' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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