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Hallux Valgus (Bunions)

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    i had a replacement toe joint on my left foot in March 18..I still have pain, but walking through that..  last week I had my right foot X-ray and need a lapidus procedure to correct the dislocation. I have been told that it will be non weight bearing for over 8 weeks and up to 8 months …

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    Hammertoe after bunion surgery

    I am now two years post op bunion surgery on both feet. I was happy with the result but now feel very upset that I have exchanged the problem of bunions for hammertoes as these have developed since the surgery.  Has anyone else experienced this? They feel quite fixed on the left foot with the …

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  • Hammertoe Surgery - my experience and some helpful tips

    Hello I had Hammertoe surgery 4 weeks ago on both feet, 6 toes in total and I thought I would share my experience as I had so many questions and needed more information and "googled" obsessively to find out more - so here is my experience. Surgery Day I arrived at the hospital and was …

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  • Post bunion surgery sharp pains and spasms.

    It's been 3 1/2 weeks since I had a bunion surgery on my right foot. I feel pretty good during the day or if I'm moving a bit (still no weight bearing- using a scooter) Once I lay down I have spasms in that foot accompanied by sharp stabbing pain. It's so bad it wakes me up and keeps me …

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  • A Short Summary and photos of My Bunion/Hammer Toe Experience

    Just thought I'd make the dates and procedures easier to read, without having to go through all the details I bored everyone with in the previous version. February 1, 2018: I had Lapidus surgery on right foot for bunion and hammer toe correction. Two screws were placed across the first TMT …

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  • Pain in my calf 3 weeks after bunion surgery

    Bunion and hammer toe surgery went great. No pain afterward. I have followed Dr orders on no weight bearing and keeping elevated. Swelling has been minimal. About 3 days ago my calf has started to ache, almost like a muscle cramp, slightly warm to the touch and a little swelling from the knee down. …

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  • Bunion surgery

    Well it’s 12 weeks and I’m still getting a lot of pain and not sleeping. What can I do?

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  • Minimally invasive bunion surgery Brisbane Australia

    I live in Brisbane (Australia) and have been reading about bunion surgery for almost 2 years. I'd like to have both feet done. It looks like keyhole surgery is less pain and faster recovery but I could only find 1 dr in Brisbane who does it and there are not a lot of reviews about him. Did …

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  • Next operation

    i had a replacement toe joint on my left foot in March 18..I still have pain, but walking through that..  last week I had my right foot X-ray and need a lapidus procedure to correct the dislocation. I have been told that it will be non weight bearing for over 8 weeks and up to 8 months …

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  • Hammertoe after bunion surgery

    I am now two years post op bunion surgery on both feet. I was happy with the result but now feel very upset that I have exchanged the problem of bunions for hammertoes as these have developed since the surgery.  Has anyone else experienced this? They feel quite fixed on the left foot with the …

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  • Scar tissue after bunion surgery

    I'm now more than 6 months post bunion & hammertoe surgery !! Experienced a post op complication of scar tissue build up so  have not regained full movementvof toes ! Foot feels tight & sore & still walking with a limp, my consultant proposing a procedure to break up adhesions ! …

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  • Bunionectomy

    I had right bunion surgery 2 days ago and I feel great.  I really would like to go out to dinner...  thoughts??

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  • Two years post op, can anyone share their experiences?

    I am now two years post op, I now have some movement in both big toes. I have hammertoe on my left foot but my surgeon said I already had hammertoe and this has not developed as a result of the surgery although I did not notice it before. Has anyone else experienced this?  I would also just …

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  • Bunion surgery 18 weeks ago

    Hi everyone! I’m new. I had bunion surgery on my right foot 18 weeks ago. Now I have 9 screws and a plate. I’m also a runner and I just started to try to start running. I’m only doing one mile on intervals of 30 secs jogging and walking 1 min. Only this creates pain on my arch after I finished. If …

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  • Suture question!

    I have a little bump at the end of my suture and when they took them Out the very last one the doctor said sorry if this hurt but the skin started growing  over it do you guys think thats what the bump  is from I have my apt to see if my bones are healing the 15th so I was thinking of …

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  • Bunion surgery with fusion

    Greetings, I am having bunion surgery with fusion 9/5/18. My questions are:  has anyone ever had screws pop threw the skin? Swelling in ankle how long? I had surgery 3 years ago on my ankle (same foot) & II still have minor swelling. My surgeron states I will but in time it will pass but …

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  • Huge pressure in foot after bunion surgery

    Hi everyone I really need some advice. Had bunion surgery 12 days ago on my left foot.... Not a huge amount of pain as I have the foot elevated most of the time. I finished anti inflammatories a week ago and have just finished my course of solpadol.  I have tried to walk around but the …

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  • Bunionectomy surgery

    I just had Bunionectomy surgery 3weeks ago. I also had my stitches removed and I am wearing a cast. Can I apply Neosporin to my scars. My big toe still have swelling and numbness in three more weeks I will get the cast off and then get the boot.

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  • Hammertoe surgery

    I had surgery 2 weeks ago. Stitches came out today for my second toe for hammertoe surgery. I also had a bunionectomy.  I have a pin in second toe for another 4 weeks. My hammertoe that had surgery is so swollen and numb. Is that normal?

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  • Bunion removal surgery and metal pins question

    I had a bunion removed on December 23, 2013. A slice of the big toe was removed (primarily the bunion) and two pins were inserted for stability. After two months I started to experience pain when walking, and can center it around the location of the pins. My podiatrist made the suggestion …

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  • Nervous about upcoming Lapidus Fusion Bunionectomy

    Hi All, I am scheduled for a Lapidus Fusion on my right foot on 8/27 and having second thoughts. My bunions are pretty severe, but I am still able to work out six days a week (run, spin, pilates, etc), although I would end up with sore feet at the end of the day. The problem is that my big toe is …

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  • Screw sticking out?

    Has anyone else had their screw start to come out? Well thats what I think it feels like. Its a pointed hard bit on the bunion site and my foot has started to hurt again when I walk. I have contacted my surgeon who is going to take xrays next week. Do they take the screw out under general …

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  • My bunion/hammer toe surgery experience

    I just wanted to share my bunion/hammer toe surgery experience with anyone who may be searching for information or comfort and encouragement. (I apologize for the lengthiness of this) I know every situation is different so any information from my experience may or may not pertain to someone else …

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  • After effects of fusion?

    Hi I've just seen a Surgeon who said the only option for my bunions is fusion.  However, this would mean that I had to wear absolutely flat shoes.  I wore shoes with about 1 inch heels to the consultation and was told that these would not be suitable - ever!  Is this really true?& …

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  • Removal of plate and screws

    Has anyone had their plate and screws removed from the big toe? After two and a half years and four ops I'm having them removed as they are too painful and making my foot swell, has anyone had problems after the removal of plate and screws? Thanks

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  • Leaking below the scar , first were blisters, now wound

    Anyone has had similar experiences? Please help... I had bunion surgery about 4 1/2 months ago and I had some blisters around the scar , some had gone some have turned into a wound like just below the edge of the scar ( where the metatarsal bone was cat).  The wound keep leaking clear fluid …

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  • Shoulder surgery screw loosing

    Hi I had a Right shoulder surgery in April 2018 (for dislocation) and now i have started doing physiotherapy my physio referred me for a xray to update it in the system,and in the reports it says the screw are loose what to do now i am worried now have booked a appointmebt with specialist next …

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  • Accidentally put full weight on my foot

    hello,, I'm on week 3 of bunion surgery, I tripped while using the stairs and put full weight on my affected leg, it's been 12 hours and I still feel swelling on feet bottom and sometimes pressure against the operated area.  Has someone experienced similar incident? 

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  • bunion removal

    I had a bunion removal on the 22 June after 1 week they done a X-ray . Found I had a fracture on my toe . And can’t understand how that could of happened now I have a air cast on hoping it will fix it am having doubts as still quite painful has this happened to anybody before 

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