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A 17-year-old male asked:

What prescription will the doctor probably give me for having bunion surgery for my dislocated joint in my foot?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Ruth
24 years experience
Pain med: Most likely Motrin 800mg bid for 10 days, plus an antibiotics.
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Dr. Ritchard Rosen
39 years experience
Pain medication: The doctor will most likely dispense a prescription for pain medication and may also add a non steroid antiinflammatory medication.
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Medication : I use post operative medication in the narcotic class for the first few days. I do not use nsaids until the surgical site is healed (not the bone) as these can mask cardinal signs of infection. Good luck.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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