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Subungual Exostosis Surgery
Most likely not: Buccal exostosis are a bone mass growth on the outer part of the gum. At first they may seem like a tooth growing out of place. These can happen on the lower or upper parts of the mouth. These bone growths are not malignant and can be removed with surgery. ...Read more
Minimal: Check for other pre-existing conditions, cardiac and pulmonary status, overall health, history of clots, etc. ...Read more
Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Release and excision of exostosis surgery recovery takes how long?Can you walk after?How much pain is there? Wheres the cut?
?: There is not an area referred to as the Anterior Tarsal Tunnel. These are questions you should speak with your surgeon about. ...Read more
Cyst like on top my left foot and diagnosed of protruding bone called Ganglion exostosis. foot doctor said I need a surgery. is this true?
We all need somthing: Sounds like you have an exostosis, which is nothing more than an outgrowth of bone, and a ganglion cyst. If the condition is causing pain, numbness or a problem with the functioning of your foot, then surgery is probably called for. If, however, you have a lump and no symptoms associated with it, then, you have the opportunity of holding off on the surgery for what I call a "wait see". ...Read more
Will i need to get ingrown toenail surgery if my toe hurts when i put pressure on it but there is no redness/pressure/pus?
Look at the toe bone: There are other reasons for a toe to hurt other than an ingrown toenail, especially when there are no clinical signs of it being ingrown. An exostosis or bone spur is sometimes present on the distal phalanx. Known as a subungual exostosis, It can cause toe pain when pressure is applied to the toe. Recommend you see a foot specialist to remove all doubt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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