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I have pain in both ankles 12 weeks after bunion surgery. What could be causing pain? Is cortisone injections the solution?

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Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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 ankles
Answered on Sep 30, 2014

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