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Hi here is a little about me:
Female age 35. I had first bunion surgery 18 months ago which was done keyhole on right foot. It was a relatively small bunion but due to the extra bone growth on top of foot it was restricting nerves and causing me to lose feeling down side of foot. I found after the op a very long painful journey with months of physio and many many medical appointments. I still suffer from pain in the 1st metatarsal but the worst pain was metatarsalgia under the ball of my foot between the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal.
I had injections (sorry I can't remember what these are called) last October injected into both feet by same surgeon to try kill some of the nerves - this helped a little but didn't stop the pain.
I had further surgery last week on right foot this time DMMO (metatarsals cut) on 2nd, 3rd and 4th. From what I understand the surgeon believes my metatarsals have dropped due to my bunion surgery?
The pain is much more bare able this time round and I am 4 days post op. I have a heavy dressing on it with a wedge shoe (same type as I had after bunion op) and I also have crutches. I am able to bare a little weight on heel ok.
I have searched the Internet for anyone who has had this surgery after a previous bunion op and can't find any similar cases. I'm not sure what is normal after this type of surgery as the advise from hospital is very general.
I am due to get my initial dressings off on Friday and have a foot splint and flat shoe fitted.
At present I have no feeling at all on too of my 2nd, 3rd and 4th toe (I can feel underneath).
I am literally zapped of energy and believe I may have carpel tunnel in my right wrist which has flared up again.
I'm self employed so gradually trying to get slowly back into my work - would be great to hear from others who have had similar surgery.
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