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Is it bad if I postpone my hallux rigidus surgery for a month?
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2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Considering it took many years for this arthritic condition to develop, waiting one month is no big problem.

In brief: No
Considering it took many years for this arthritic condition to develop, waiting one month is no big problem.
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Most surgeries for hallux rigidus involves a destructive procedure of the joint, either by fusing the joint or using an artificial joint.
Wating a month will, most likely, not change the procedure. In the mean time, wearing a stiffer, thicker soled shoe can give you some relief of the symptoms. Dr l.

In brief: No
Most surgeries for hallux rigidus involves a destructive procedure of the joint, either by fusing the joint or using an artificial joint.
Wating a month will, most likely, not change the procedure. In the mean time, wearing a stiffer, thicker soled shoe can give you some relief of the symptoms. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
It is elective surgery, and can wait until you are ready.

In brief: No
It is elective surgery, and can wait until you are ready.
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: No.
This is an elective surgery... Do it when you are ready.

In brief: No.
This is an elective surgery... Do it when you are ready.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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