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I have a bunion on my foot, how can I get rid of it?

I have a bunion on my foot, how can I get rid of it?

Surgery: Surgery is the only way to get rid of the deformity. Have it evaluated. Check out acfas. Org to find a foot surgeon. Dr l.

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Bunions. I've had them for years and they haven't caused any issues. But now I'm getting one on the inside side of my foot. Can I get rid of them?

Bunions. I've had them for years and they haven't caused any issues. But now I'm getting one on the inside side of my foot. Can I get rid of them?

No quick fix: Please see a podiatrist who can determine the extent and nature of your bunion issue; however, bunions will not go away on their own and may require surgery if symptomatic.

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I have bunions on both feet but mostly right. Is there a way go get rid of it or make it look less noticeable. & My feet are darker than rest of body?

I have bunions on both feet but mostly right. Is there a way go get rid of it or make it look less noticeable. & My feet are darker than rest of body?

SURGERY: If you want to "get rid of it", surgery is the only option If you see a podiatrist, go to abfas. Org to find a board-certified doctor in your area. Good luck.

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What can I do to improve/get rid of the tailor's bunions on my feet? What could I have done to have gotten them? (But I do wear pointy shoes often)

What can I do to improve/get rid of the tailor's bunions on my feet? What could I have done to have gotten them? (But I do wear pointy shoes often)

No Fun- Bunion.: Wearing pointy shoes "often" is probably the leading cause for the development of the tailor bunion in women and possibly men. Genetics and mechanics may also have a part in it, but shoes are the culprit. Changing the shoe style and fit may offer some relief, but the surgical correction is often needed. Without changing the shoe fit, even surgical correction may be disappointing over time.

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Why are my feet always so red and bruised like? I have no medical issues but do have bunions. How can I fix them and get rid of the redness

Bunion surgery: Is the redness where the bunions are (near your big toe joint)? Do they hurt? Have you tried wearing wider shoes? If this is still a painful issue, then you would need to consider bunion surgery. Bunion surgery is very effective, but is not to be taken lightly. It will take a minimum of 6 weeks to heal enough so you can walk with an athletic shoe and several more weeks for other shoes.

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Looking for a podiatrist/orthopedic specialist advice. Does a foot splint for the big toe get rid of mild bunions or prevent it from becoming worse?

Looking for a podiatrist/orthopedic specialist advice. Does a foot splint for the big toe get rid of mild bunions or prevent it from becoming worse?

Unlikely: 'splints' for hallux vagus deformity and bunions have little effect on natural history or progression. Bunion pads, wider shoes, nsaids may help. Deforming forces which result in hv often progress. See an ors w/ foot/ankle fellowship training or your local orthopedist. Best of luck!

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What can I do to get rid of bunions by the big toe?

Bunions are a: Structural problem, the only real way to get rid of them is to surgically remove them. Otherwise you are accomadating the bunion.

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What to do if I have a bad bunyon on my foot. How to get rid of it?

What to do if I have a bad bunyon on my foot. How to get rid of it?

Bunion: I would see a board certified podiatric surgeon or orthopod. Have xrays and an evaluation. I would try and treat it without surgery first. If its still painful that surgery would be a an option. If your not having pain I would not have surgery. You also want to make sure your have a orthotic made and wear a proper sized shoe.

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Can I get rid of a bunion without surgery?

No: There are ways to accommodate the deformity or reduce pain (wider shoes, padding, stretching, etc); however, the bunion deformity itself can not be fixed non-surgically.

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Can you get rid of a bunion without surgery?

Nice thought.: If you ever find a certifiable way of removing bunions without surgery, let me know. We can patent the process and make a ton of money while helping millions of people.

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What are procedures to get rid of the bunion?

What are procedures to get rid of the bunion?

Lots of ways: Bunion are corrected many ways depending on the degree of deformity 1) bumpectomy 2) osteotomy/realigning cut in th bone 3) fusion 4) new tightrope procedure in certain patients consult with a reputable foot and ankle specialist in your area.

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What could cause a bunion and how to get rid of it?

What could cause a bunion and how to get rid of it?

Several things: The tendency to develop a bunion is often hereditary. However, poor foot support, improper fitting shoes, trauma, or many musckuloskeletal or neurological conditions all can be factors. The only way to "get rid" of a bunion is with surgical correction. The extent of the surgery needed depends on the severity of the deformity as well as any other contibutory conditions. Shoes/orthotics may help.

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Are there non surgical ways to get rid of bunions?

No, but...: There are other ways to treat such as padding, wider shoes, physical therapy or orthotics. Although none of these treatments correct the deformity, in some cases they may provide adequate relief.

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Is a bunion skin or bone and how can I get rid of it?

Is a bunion skin or bone and how can I get rid of it?

Bunion: A bunion is a boney deformity. Only surgery can get rid of it. See your podiatrist for an exam and x rays and discuss your options.

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How to get rid of bunions?

How to get rid of bunions?

Surgery: If they really are bunions. Sometime thick skin or callous can be trimmed or rubbed off, but if they are truly bunions they are down to the bone, and that is where the treatment needs to occur.

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How do you get rid of 'tailor's bunion'?

Surgical correction: Taylors bunion is corrected in several different ways depending upon the exact cause. Sometimes simply removing the bony prominence will do. Other times the bone must be cut and repositioned. Your podiatrist will evaluate your x-Ray and be able to decide what is best to correct your particular situation.

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I have been told by a podiatrist that the only way I can permanently get rid of corns is to have bunion surgery. Is this true?

Corns: Well the usually way to permanently rid of a corn is to remove the bony prominence. In some instances a proper offloading orthotic will reduce the corn and pain that surgery can be delayed or no longer needed.

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If you have a bunion and want to get rid of it what can you do or use?

If you have a bunion and want to get rid of it what can you do or use?

Treating bunions: There is no conservative treatment that will correct a bunion--so called bunion correction splints may ease some symptoms but will not "train" the toe to go straight. Wider shoes, a toe spacer, and tube foam are the most common ways to treat the pain and discomfort. Try those things to see if you can put off surgery for a while (or avoid it altogether!).

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What are the best ways to get rid of bunions without surgery?

Other options: There is no way to get rid of hallux valgus without surgery, but pain can be controlled with shoegear change, orthotics, pads. There are many options when doing surgery, and methods improve. Please consult a podiatrist to evaluate.

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