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6wks pst op bunion removed & screw in big toe, wires in 2 toes. Plaster & wires removed 2 days ago. The big toe is sticking up is this normal?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Have it evaluated.

The position of the big toe immediately following cast, pin, and bandage removal is not necessarily reflect its final position after you have regained strength and mobility following the postoperative and rehabilitation period.
For some procedures, the big toe may be purposely fused in a slightly elevated position and you may not be use to that. Consult with your surgeon.

In brief: Have it evaluated.

The position of the big toe immediately following cast, pin, and bandage removal is not necessarily reflect its final position after you have regained strength and mobility following the postoperative and rehabilitation period.
For some procedures, the big toe may be purposely fused in a slightly elevated position and you may not be use to that. Consult with your surgeon.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hard to comment

Without seeing and knowing all the facts.
You should discuss this with your surgeon. There are several possibilities including bandaging or casting in this position, elevation or malalignment of bone etc. Your doctor should have a good idea as to why and what should be done.

In brief: Hard to comment

Without seeing and knowing all the facts.
You should discuss this with your surgeon. There are several possibilities including bandaging or casting in this position, elevation or malalignment of bone etc. Your doctor should have a good idea as to why and what should be done.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Dr. Ronald Oberman
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

I would expect to be straight.
Check with the surgeon for explanations.

In brief: No

I would expect to be straight.
Check with the surgeon for explanations.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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