Non fusion bunion surgery

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I had bunion surgery in july 2016. At my 6 week post op appointment i was told there was movement in the joint which shouldnt be there which indicated non fusion of the bone. Ive been going back to see the surgeon at 6 weekly intervals to have xrays and there is no bone growth. Because of this i need another op in Jan to rectify the problem. However for the last 4 weeks my foot is becoming increasingly pain full. I am on vit d supplements ( count was 28) and have a bone density scan planned. Anyone else had similar experience?

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    I didn't have bunion surgery I had the 1st joint fused in both big toes on the 3rd oct so I have a plate and screws

    i had an x- ray early Dec so maybe just 8 weeks after surgery and the bones not fused I have to wait until Feb 8th for another x ray so I have my fingers crossed that it's fussing 

    what is the vitamin d doing 


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    I had a double osteotomy and bunion removal done nearly 14 weeks ago. I have 2 screws and a pin. For some reason my bone isn't fusing. It's been a month since my last xray,I go again in 2 weeks. The pain seemed to be getting better, but last night it started throbbing again deep inside for no reason. I'm very frustrated. I don't smoke, no diabetes, I've been very careful to listen to the Dr on weight bearing. This morning I'm beside myself.

    When I had my surgery my Dr found that my bone is hollow. He brushed it off aso nothing more than strange, but I am starting to think that there is something to it. If it's not healed at my next visit, perhaps a bone density test???

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