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What is a bunyon on your foot? What causes it?

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 more

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What causes forefoot pain and swelling otherwise healthy only one foot previous bunion surgery with pin?

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 more

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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?

Hallux valgus: In essence, you are experience a transfer of forces more laterally because of your bunion. You may even get a thickened callus known as a "transfer lesion.". ...Read more

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How the pins are removed from bunion foot what medication required?

Very confused: By your question. You are not supposed to remove any pins yourself.....If the are pins that get removed the doctor does that. There is no medication required for them to do that. If you experience pain they may decide to give you some local anesthesia. Please don't touch the pins yourself. ...Read more

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I get bunion pain at night when the covers touch my foot, can I relieve this at all?

I get bunion pain at night when the covers touch my foot, can I relieve this at all?

See a podiatrist: Bunion pain at night time could be caused by several things. It could be pressure fron your shoes, nerve entrapment, or possibly gouty arthritis. An evaluation by a podiatrist could really help. ...Read more

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Can i get bunion surgery on both sides on both feet?

Can i get bunion surgery on both sides on both feet?

YES...: It may hurt more if you have that much work done all at once, and you won't have the "good foot" to put more weight on, but people do have this done. ...Read more

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Does bunion lead to suffering from chronic foot pain?

Does bunion lead to suffering from chronic foot pain?

Bunion: Im not really sure about this question..But, i will try.. If one has bunion pain, chronically, they will change their walking pattern to avoid the pain.....And thereby, cause other parts to hurt, hip, knee ankle , back...Etc. In other words, if you have long term bunion pain. Seriously, consider getting it repaired. See a specialist who does alot of bunion surgery... ...Read more

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What are some of the complications for women who undergone foot bunion operation?

Short list: Bunion surgery has a good probability of success if the correct procedure and patient are chosen. Possible complications could include infection, stiffness, scarring, problems with bone healing or fixation devices, poor cosmetic result or toe alignment, etc. Most poor results occur with patients who don't follow proper post-op care instructions. Be a good patient and pick a good surgeon. ...Read more

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Should i continue using crutches after bunion surgery. Should i keep my foot elevated?

SO MUCH.....: Depends on exactly what type of bunion surgery you had performed. I (personally) rarely have my patients use crutches after bunion surgery. Elevation is always good, however. ...Read more

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