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Joint out of socket is that bunion?

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In brief: Question's too broad

Your question is too broad.
A bunion is a deformity in the foot in which there is an increased angle between the 1st and 2nd metatarsals and there can be an associated subluxation of the toe (hallux) at the area of the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint. In severe deformities, the joint can be dislocated, but typically not referred to as "out of socket".

In brief: Question's too broad

Your question is too broad.
A bunion is a deformity in the foot in which there is an increased angle between the 1st and 2nd metatarsals and there can be an associated subluxation of the toe (hallux) at the area of the 1st metatarsophalangeal joint. In severe deformities, the joint can be dislocated, but typically not referred to as "out of socket".
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
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Dr. David Laha
Have it evaluated by a foot specialists. You can visit ACFAS.org to find a foot specialist near you
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: Dislocated joint.

A bunion is a painful bony prominence of the big toe joint.

In brief: Dislocated joint.

A bunion is a painful bony prominence of the big toe joint.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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