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Hi I had hammer toe and bunion surgery on April 27, 2016. Just over 1 month ago. My little toe my doctor cut some bone out and shaved my side of my foot just below my little toe he shave my bone and put 2 pins in an X position and should be absorbed by my body on 180 days or so. I was told I needed to stay off my feet and have it elevated and iced 2 months. He told me that if I wanted to have the surgery i could not be up no more than 1 hour per day. Just to go to restroom n eat. I have done that for 4 weeks. My foot is still swollen a bit. But looks like it's healing nicely. I could not shower for 3 weeks. He said my little toe bone takes 60 days to heal. He said whatever needs to be done someone else will have to do. My husband is home medically retired so he has been my nurse 24 hrs for the first week and half was tough. Now I feel much better but need another 3 1/2 weeks to go. At 4 weeks I can be up 1 1/2 hours a day now till I go back to the doctor June 10. Slow process but I'm hoping I will be able to walk and wear shoes without pain. Then I will have to do surgery on my other foot. My doctor would not do surgery on both of my feet at once. I'm glad I only did I foot. Because at least I can get up and shower with no help. I am constantly icing. My gradaughter has been getting and changing my ice packs which are frozen packages of vegetables are the best ice packs. I hope this helps anyone interested in having this surgery. I will post once I am released and update you on my recovery. Thx Yolanda
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