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Is there a way to make my bunions less painful?
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Live with them or
Live without them. If you can wear shoes with plenty of room in the forefoot, soft materials and good support, you may be able to get by a bit more comfortable.
On infrequent occasion orthotics may help to a degree. By and large though, when bunions begin to hurt, they gradually get worse over time. When it gets to the point of interfering with your life, that's when it may be time for surgery.

In brief: Live with them or
Live without them. If you can wear shoes with plenty of room in the forefoot, soft materials and good support, you may be able to get by a bit more comfortable.
On infrequent occasion orthotics may help to a degree. By and large though, when bunions begin to hurt, they gradually get worse over time. When it gets to the point of interfering with your life, that's when it may be time for surgery.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Either wear wider shoes or have them surgically corrected.

In brief: Yes
Either wear wider shoes or have them surgically corrected.
Dr. Johnnie Alston
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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Dr. Karl Mangold
I agree. Unfortunately, there really aren't any other options.
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