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Ankle pain after bunion surgery

A female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Ankle exam needed: Bunin surgery and ankle pain, especially bilaterally should not be associated. You need an orthopoedic exam to determine why you have pain in both ank... Read More
Dr. David Laha
Podiatry 38 years experience
See your doctor: There can be a variety of reasons for these symptoms. See your surgeon for evaluation. It is not unusual to have some swelling and discomfort away fro... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
May not be related : speak to your doctor may or my not be related , if persist need investigation of ankle joint,
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
GEt it checked by th: Surgeon, as it might be totally unrelated reason for it. Without being examined, it'll be difficult for anyone to suggest anything for you. Good Luck.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Nerve block often causes vascular dilatation in the distribution of the block due to effect on autonomic nerve fibers. This will increase blood flow t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Unlikely: I don't believe there to be an obvious correlation.
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: Since this would affect your gate and stability of your joints. In addition, the rubbing from a loose shoe may cause skin irritation as well. Perhaps ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
You really can't....: Bunions are a bony deformity and can't really be corrected without surgery.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Bunion: Dressings with splint, hard sole shoe, or boot.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
Podiatry 38 years experience
Capsulitis: Most bunion surgeries involve an osteotomy of the first metatarsal. This means using a small saw to cut the bone and shift it in a more anatomical pos... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 24 years experience
Transfer metarsalgia: If the pain is under the 2nd met head (under ball of 2nd toe), this pain may come from overload of this bone. This can occur because bunion surgery of... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
Podiatry 42 years experience
MINIMAL PAIN: Is the pain at the surgical site? By now, post-op pain should be 0 or 1, maybe 2/10 at most. Can be controlled with NSAID's. No narcotic analgesics. T... Read More

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