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I have a bunion neuroma and a hammertoe what will the recovery be like

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Fix them: Hammer toes get straightened out as do bunions. With a bunion, generally the bunion gets cut off and the metatarsal bone and great toe get straightene ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Bunion : If they hurt you surgery in indicated . For bunions the bump is removed and the metatarsal may be relocated via bone cut. Hammertoe can sometimes be ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Individual treatment: Depending on the severity of the bunions and hammertoes and on a variety of other factors including a patient’s age, general health, and location of ... Read More

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Dr. David Cornell
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes, it is removable: you have options to get relief. The callus may be such that it can just be pared down, padded etc to give temporary relief. Permanent relief will pr ... Read More
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Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
TX OPTIONS: Treatment options for a corn/callus on a hammer toe include a podiatrist trimming it when it builds up, w/ or w/o some digital padding; silicone sleev ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Bluman
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Sounds serious..: But the one thing you did not mention is whether you are in pain. Are you? If so surgery may indeed be needed to definitively fix your problem. Go ... Read More
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Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Manageable pain: Generally, the procedures performed, the more post-op pain. Having said that, there are several techniques that will make recovery more pleasant. Your ... Read More
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Dr. Libby Putnam
12 years experience Podiatry
It's not painless!: Post-operatively the first three days are typically the most painful, but your surgeon will minimize your pain as much as possible with bandaging and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
See below: Various conservative treatments may alleviate symptoms such as shoes with higher roomier toe box or opened toed shoes as well as padding and strapping ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
When your: Surgeon states its okay.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
46 years experience Podiatry
Repair of bent toes: Hammertoe correction refers to many different procedures, all intended to correct for a contracted toe which is causing pain and difficulty in shoewea ... Read More
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Yes: It can take up to 12-16 weeks for postoperative pain to completely subside. If there is any signs of an infection such as redness, swelling, pus or fe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
36 years experience Wound care
Hammertoe blisters: hammertoes are bony deformities due to excessive flex ion of the toes due to the overpowering of the flexor tendons over the extensor tendons. It may ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No,: the second, third, and fourth toes are most commonly affected
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: This is best answered by your surgeon since there are different types of tendon releases.

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