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A 40-year-old female asked:

Doc says bunion not worth surgery, maybe in 10 yrs if gets worse. but i feel pain when i walk & at times pain feels like a strain, cant step on foot?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 34 years experience
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 pressure off the bunion. If those do not work then getting a second surgical opinion may be helpful since you should not have to wait 10 years if something could be fixed now. Good luck

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