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What Is A Bunyon On Your Foot What Causes It
Bunion: A bunion (hallux abducto valgus) is a bony deformity of the great toe characterized by latral deviation of the great toe toward the second toe. This forms an abnormal bony bump at the base of the big toe and an enlargement of the big toe joint. This can be hereditary or from other disease e.g. Arthritis etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes forefoot pain and swelling otherwise healthy only one foot
previous bunion surgery with pin?
Pain: Unfortunately , we need a bit more info. Such as when the surgery was done etc. Also , is the pain on the bunion surgery foot ? Even if that is yes , there are a lot of causes of this pain and transfer pain is just one . See your podiatrist or treating physician for help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain on ball of foot mainly when walking without shoes sometimes with shoes pain sometimes on top of foot above ball. Have bunion as well cause?
I have a moderate to large bunion on both feet, they don't cause any pain but I was wondering would a bunion splint straighten my big toe out?
You can try it: But I don't think they work. The problem is structural in nature, and I just don't believe they work. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Not complicated: Surgery is not complicated, however, it does require a period of immobilization after surgery pending on the type of procedure chosen by your surgeon. It takes at least 6 weeks to recover and i usually tell my patients that expect to be in regular shoes by 3 months after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain in ball of foot after bunion acted up. Pain for over two weeks in ball. I work a lot on my feet & enjoy taking walks. What could be causing pain?
I have a bunion on my foot. My big toe on the same foot has been numb for a few days. What could be causing the numbness?
Nerve irritation: There is a nerve that runs over the top outside part of the big toe joint. It can stretched over the bump of the bunion and shoes that put pressure on that spot can make the toe get numb. Usually wearing wide toes shoes for a whole or no shoes will help it recover. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a bunion on my left foot skin has some redness and inflammation not painful. but sore when shoe is on causing friction. any suggestions?
Bunions: Bunions are a deformity that is caused when the big toe drifts towards the lesser toes, creating a painful bump on the inside of your foot. Unlike most conditions of the foot and ankle, bunions have limited options for conservative treatment. Shoe changes, padding, and anti-inflammatory medications are ways to temporarily manage the pain associated with bunions. ...Read more
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