A 26-year-old female asked:
can hammertoe surgery still hurt at 8 weeks?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
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 fevers, see your doctor .
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Possible: Foot surgery is very complex and delicate. You must follow the doctors post care exactly. Healing can take some time. Follow back up with the treating doctor
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Recommend check with your surgeon
Last updated Nov 30, 2016
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