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Glad to have ran into this forum. Its such a relieve to know I am not alone. I had bunion surgery done 11/09/17 and in 2 days it will be my 3rd week. I have 2 screws put in to aligned my toe and these were put on the right side aligned with toe. I am in a wrap/splint ( kinda like a soft shoe wrapped close to knee). My first week was very painful. I can tolerate pain but this this type of pain i could not tolerate so I followed doctors instructions with taking meds, of course elevate and ice. I heard 1st week is very normal to be in pain but never did think it would be this painful. 2nd week my wrap was changed. Same day when got home I felt some burning/sunburn not to bad, thinking well it's probably healing inside. This burning/sunburn feeling was on my left side of the foot along the edge of my pinkytoe. Next day the burning was even more intense. I always made sure to always elevate, ice and meds, thinking is this normal. The burning/sunburm sensation was persistance but got worst. It lasted for hours off and on. I was in lots of pain, excruciating pain. Come around Monday morning I call the doctor they see me right away what happened was they put the wrapping so tight it broke my skin ( kinda like when you wear new tennis shoes and causes a blister and brakes the skin while rubbing). I thought that this was due to doctor damaging my nerves on the left side. After they changed my wrapping it was much looser and I felt a lot of pressure lifted. No nerve damage it was just that it was too tight (wrap). My concern is once I am in a cast will I be able to move more around on my foot, like light pressure ? Can I now start to exercise my toes by moving them back and forth. I am just so concern. Since for 2 weeks I was in lots of pain, this 3rd week seems better but afraid of what the next few weeks hold. Any advice is welcome.
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