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Doctor insights on: Saddle Bone Deformity Foot

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What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

Oui ou Non.: Treatment, to some extent, is based on whether or not the deformity is symptomatic or not. If the enlargement does not cause any discomfort, then shoes with padded tongues or sandals may work just fine. Realistically, it comes down to having it fixed or wearing accommodating shoes.

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About how much does the surgery to correct saddle bone deformity in a foot cost? Is the procedure relatively safe?

About how much does the surgery to correct saddle bone deformity in a foot cost? Is the procedure relatively safe?

A lot: If elective procedure (due to a medical reason), correction of deformity to the top of your foot would cost thousands of dollars. If for cosmetic reasons, even more. The costs include hospital fees, nursing staff, anesthesia fees, surgeon fees, administration fees, equipment usage, supplies, etc.

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Can a saddle bone deformity cause neuropathic sounding ankle pain?

Can a saddle bone deformity cause neuropathic sounding ankle pain?

NO: There is no connection. The Saddle deformity is an exostosis (bony outgrowth) of the FOOT bones. The ankle is not involved! Hope this helps! Dr Z

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Saddle bone foot break 15 yr ago. Now too center of foot hard sharp bump and bones seem raised on right side center. No pain just looks deformed?

Saddle bone foot break 15 yr ago. Now too center of foot hard sharp bump and bones seem raised on right side center. No pain just looks deformed?

Healing: A raised bony callus generally forms when bones are healing. However, if you do have a concern about something being abnormal I would ask your doctor.

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What causes foot bone on top to stick out?

What causes foot bone on top to stick out?

A bony: Prominence can occur from pressure on the bone, from an old injury, from excess motion between bones.....

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What happens if bone chips in foot?

What happens if bone chips in foot?

Depends...: It will depend on the size of the chip and its location. Small chip fractures in the foot can resorb; however, if the chip fracture is in an area where it has the possibility of resetting, it is up to the doctor examining the condition if the chip will heal on its own or may need surgical intervention to be fixated back.

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I smashed my foot, did I break a bone?

Xray: You need an x-ray asap. If you have a broken bone, it is much easier to treat early on, otherwise it may heal in the wrong position which can cause other problems down the road.

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What happens if bone fragments in foot?

What happens if bone fragments in foot?

The bones: Could fracture, arthritis could set in, the foot could collapse. Fragmentation occurs with charcot foot.

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My bone on left foot larger than right?

My bone on left foot larger than right?

Common: No two feet are exactly alike even on the same person. One foot is often slightly bigger/smaller than other. A deformity may be present on one foot and not the other, ie a bunion or spur.

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How to know if I broke a bone in my foot?

How to know if I broke a bone in my foot?

X-ray: Along with proper examination. In certain cases further radiographic studies such as MRI might be needed.

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Pain in my feet is my bones on bearable?

Pain in my feet is my bones on bearable?

Try shoe inserts: Shoes can sometimes be unyielding. You need to have a cushion for your feet. Go to any drug store and buy an inexpensive foam shoe insert. You most likely will be surprised at the relief they give.

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My bone in my foot sticks out is that bad?

My bone in my foot sticks out is that bad?

Bunion?: I am not very sure what you exactly mean with bone sticking out but I figure that you are most likely referring to a bony structure that it is usually felt on the side of the foot and can be uncomfortable. This is cause by repetitive trauma (by walking, running) associated with poor shoe wear. If this is what it is it is not malignant but in any case have Podiatrist (foot doctor) check you for exam

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Have a chipped bone in my foot, doesn't hurt?

Have a chipped bone in my foot, doesn't hurt?

Not good: If you mean that you have stepped on a bone and part of it is in your foot, this will end up in infection and trouble so please get it checked to be removed. It might lead to infection and trouble

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How would I know if I have broken a bone in my foot?

How would I know if I have broken a bone in my foot?

X-ray: X-rays are most commonly used. A smaller bone fracture can be missed, but can be identified with a bone scan (nuclear) or ct.

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My feet always hurt if you like the bones come inside?

My feet always hurt if you like the bones come inside?

Need more info: You have not provided enough information to make a diagnosis as to why your feet are hurting. You need to get an examination by your doctor, but depending on your medical history you may have a form of neuropathy or you may have a form of arthritis in your feet which is causing the pain.

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The outside of my foot on the bone is extremely painful?

See a podiatrist: You need to be examined to determine the cause of the pain and then treatment can be suggested.

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