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how to get rid of a bunion on your foot

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
By removing them: Once you develop bunions , only way to get rid of them is by removal.
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience Anesthesiology
Surgery: A bunion is basically a deformed joint. Not all need surgery. It's basically for when measures like changing shoes, padding, etc., fail. Orthopedic su ... Read More
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Surgery: Surgery is the only way to get rid of the deformity. Have it evaluated. Check out acfas.Org to find a foot surgeon. Dr l.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No quick fix: please see a podiatrist who can determine the extent and nature of your bunion issue; however, bunions will not go away on their own and may require ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
SURGERY: If you want to "get rid of it", surgery is the only option If you see a podiatrist, go to abfas.org to find a board-certified doctor in your area. Goo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
No Fun- Bunion.: Wearing pointy shoes "often" is probably the leading cause for the development of the tailor bunion in women and possibly men. Genetics and mechanics ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Kugler
30 years experience Podiatry
Bunion surgery: Is the redness where the bunions are (near your big toe joint)? Do they hurt? Have you tried wearing wider shoes? If this is still a painful issu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
36 years experience Podiatry
Can't spl. Toe forev: Splinting the big toe, will not cure what has already formed absolutely. It's also probably not going to keep it from getting worse. Bunions are usu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: The tendency to develop a bunion is often hereditary. However, poor foot support, improper fitting shoes, trauma, or many musckuloskeletal or neurolo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
28 years experience Podiatry
Bunion : I would see a board certified podiatric surgeon or orthopod. Have xrays and an evaluation. I would try and treat it without surgery first. If its stil ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mihalich
20 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
No: A bunion is due to an angular deformity of the metatarsal. Splints are sold to "correct" them, but no study has proven their effectiveness. Bunions ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Bunions are mostly : Hereditary. Shoes have a smaller influence, mostly in determining how much or little pain you have. "getting rid" of a bunion is done by correcting ... Read More
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