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How are bunions made and how do you prevent them'?
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In brief: Several things
There is no great way to prevent bunions except to wear a proper fitting shoe that does not press on the toe.
Bunions are technically increased bone growth often due to irritation and pressure.

In brief: Several things
There is no great way to prevent bunions except to wear a proper fitting shoe that does not press on the toe.
Bunions are technically increased bone growth often due to irritation and pressure.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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3 doctors agree
In brief: you inherit them
Inherited problem. Sometimes they become progressively worse and if you wear the wrong types of shoes but shoes usually do not cause them.

In brief: you inherit them
Inherited problem. Sometimes they become progressively worse and if you wear the wrong types of shoes but shoes usually do not cause them.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Conservative care
A bunion is a progressive disorder which usually has a genetic component.
Bunions may also result from trauma or due to a biomechanical abnormality. Prevention options include the use of bunion toe spacers, strapping, orthoces, and use of more comfortable shoes.

In brief: Conservative care
A bunion is a progressive disorder which usually has a genetic component.
Bunions may also result from trauma or due to a biomechanical abnormality. Prevention options include the use of bunion toe spacers, strapping, orthoces, and use of more comfortable shoes.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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