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is it recommended to have bunion surgery on both feet at the same time

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
35 years experience sports medicine
Bunion surgery: Pain at 6 months can occur but x rays should be performed to assess bony healing. There are so many different types of bunionectomies that from this v ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Their are many: Procedures for bunions with met adductus vary for the individual. It depends on how much deformity there is, how much motion to 1st metatarsal or hype ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
YES...: It may hurt more if you have that much work done all at once, and you won't have the "good foot" to put more weight on, but people do have this done.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Although surgery is gold standard to restore normal alignment, can also try the Bunion bootie .
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Genkin
11 years experience Podiatry
Variety of options: If the bunions are painful, then you can do physical therapy. Otherwise, change in shoes (no high heels, pointy toe shoes), orthotics. There is no w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes : Especially if you want to minimize exposure to anesthesia.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Thats normal under -: The circumstances you describe. Reduce the standing/walking on your feet to a minimum for at least 2 weeks, as by then most of the swelling would hav ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Injection: As a rheumatologist, I have injected the big toe which can reduce pain for a period of time. Orthotics or special inserts could be made to take the pr ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: There r many types of bunion surgery. Some only remove the bump & they get u up & 2 work fast. Some cut & reposition bones & they take longer since th ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bunion: Dressings with splint, hard sole shoe, or boot.
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