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What Kind Of Doctor Removes Bunions
Bunion on right ft. Doc said too small to remove & to let it be. When I step out of bed I cant stand due to pain that feels like a strain, normal?
Not normal : Bunions can be pain-free and need no treatment while pain associated with bunions can be from arthritis of the first MTP joint or ligament pain. There are numerous nonsurgical treatments including bunion splints, toe spacers, rehab exercises, footwear changes, anti-inflammatories and injections. ...Read more
No indication, yes: Every bunion do not need surgery , most of the time treated with proper shoes , and by correction of posture , so surgery is not the first choice. If it is painful , unable to wear the shoes, shape of foot is bothering you take a second opinion , go to a pediatric . Or orthopedic surgeon who performs the surgery frequently , recommended by friends and family ( including your primary care doctor ). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've got a bunion on each of my foot and really want to get itthe average foot doctors will charge for bunion foot removal?
Also: To add to dr. Creighton's answer, fees tend to be dependent on area. A park avenue (nyc) bunionectomy is way more expensive than, say, a mobile alabama bunionectomy. If there is a teaching hospital near you, they may be able to offer you a good deal, since the residents are looking for cases in such places. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor says that i need to have the bunions removed from the side of my feet is this a painful procedure?
I had a bunion surgery in july and my toe is still extremely painful. Should i go back to my doctor that did the surgery.?
My wife has a bunion. She was seen by a doctor, gave her naproxen but isnt helping. What can she do for the pain. Never bothered her before today.
Had bunion surgery, doc had me take 1 325 mg aspirin for 10 days. Have taken 2-3 325mg tablets an extra 5 days for period pain, should I ween off or?
Doc says bunion not worth surgery, maybe in 10 yrs if gets worse. But I feel pain when I walk & at times pain feels like a strain, cant step on foot?
Injection: As a rheumatologist, I have injected the big toe which can reduce pain for a period of time. Orthotics or special inserts could be made to take the pressure off the bunion. If those do not work then getting a second surgical opinion may be helpful since you should not have to wait 10 years if something could be fixed now. Good luck ...Read more
What prescription will the doctor probably give me for having bunion surgery for my dislocated joint in my foot?
My mothers foot big toe hurts - there are foot vessel occlusion - big toe pain hurts so bad i can not sleep - doctors said the report 'dorsalis pedis'?
Hi! Which kind of orthotics are most efective for bunions? Is there any brand/product you would recommend?
Brands: suspect that one or more of the podiatrist will give you input about what to look for to help with the bunions. But regarding brands - Healthtap doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Take care. ...Read more
Mostly none: There are two absolutes I have learned in life: food- if it tastes really good, don't eat too much of it, and shoes- if it is cute and omg it is not good for your feet, let alone when bunions are present. Unfortunately, there is an inverse relationship in shoe style and comfort in the eyes of most women. Sorry! ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What is the best way to remove bunions, callous, and corns surgically? And generally, how much would it cost?
There are many : Different types of bunion surgery. The choice of procedure depends on many factors including how bad a deformity is present and the patients expectations for rehab. Corns and callouses could be trimmed. Again, depending on where they are located surgical procedures can be performed to eliminate them permenantly. Get a podiatric consultation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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