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A 40-year-old female asked:

Bunion on right ft. doc said too small to remove & to let it be. when i step out of bed i cant stand due to pain that feels like a strain, normal?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Not normal : Bunions can be pain-free and need no treatment while pain associated with bunions can be from arthritis of the first MTP joint or ligament pain. There are numerous nonsurgical treatments including bunion splints, toe spacers, rehab exercises, footwear changes, anti-inflammatories and injections.
Last updated Nov 23, 2016

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