... Hey Linda, to be honest I think you can live with bunions all your life.... but people choose not to because of the pain, etc.... Then again, I don't know how much pain you are in. ... (22 replies)
... hi, im 19 also and i had big bunions ever since i was about ten years old. i was so embarssed in school sometimes, because you could see the print in my shoes. ... (5 replies)
... I've had bunions for years but declined treatment because they never hurt. Well, the last year or so that has changed plus I really am running out of shoe options. ... (2 replies)
... Ten years ago, at age 16, I had both big toes fussed, not the second joint as in bunions but the first joint. I was never clearly diagnosed. My question is, has anyone had issues this far down the road with bone spurs or anything related? ... (1 replies)
... ach foot and have had them since I can remember. They are hereditary. My mother and brother have had theirs removed. I also have large calluses on the side of my big toes. ... (2 replies)
... A few years ago this started happening. It's very painful. There are little strips of skin that are peeling off. At first I thought it was those particular sandals--whatever material the footbed was. But now it's happened with 2 other sandals, all different brands. Good brands like Romika and Merrell. Does anyone know why this happens and what can be done about it?
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... I'll make this short. Double bunion surgery Dec 10th. Botched. Right foot has plate screws high at big toe joint and mitre screws high holding plate. No plans to remove screws. ... (1 replies)
... s not apply to you, but surgery seems to be a good answer at times as well as orthotics, but both are nothing but money makers for the medical profession BECAUSE bunions and hammer toes can be corrected by loosen up the ligaments as I stated before. I had a GREAT deal of respect for the surgeon who worked on me years ago. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, I'm 15 weeks post bilateral bunionectomy. I still have some swelling, not in my big toe but in the joints where the bunions were. I still have some numbness in the one foot that was worse. ... (9 replies)
... Why at night are my bunions hurting so much ! pls help Sharon. ... (0 replies)
... even elevating a little while I sleep, but the swelling is such that my bandages feel tight, and the tip of my big toe, which is sticking out from the bandage, is so tight it feels like the skin might split. Is this normal? ... (2 replies)
... are that the swelling would be bad, but honestly as the sxwelling on the rest of my foot goes down all thats left are some fat toes and what looks exactly like 2 big bunions. Did you guys have swelling mostly localised at that site? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Debbie- Well, my toes have very little range of motion, and I have one bad bunion on the left foot, one slightly less bad bunion on the right foot. According to my orthopaedic surgeon, fusion is the only choice that I have to correct the bunions. The angle that the toes are now in is too great for any other choice. He said that I'd just be back in a year or so with the toes... (18 replies)
... whoa what hurts the bunions or big toe. fusion is the very last answer. it seems like the bunion bother you. take care of those first. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks for your input. Still don't know what I'll decide. I put on my shoes today and walked, only to feel the pressure of the shoes on my bunions. I want to take them off, but I'm keeping them on to see if it turns into pain. Part of the problem is that I am almost never in "real" shoes. We spend winters in FL and I wear sandals or am in bare feet. Same here in the summer. I... (18 replies)
... I am booked for surgery on both feet in two weeks. I have limited motion in the big toes already because of arthritis. In addition, I have bunions on both feet, although the bunion on the left foot is more severe. ... (18 replies)
... no but the doctor said the start of bunions but they are definitley not bad like i have seen. ... (4 replies)
... I have a lot of big toe pain due to bunions. ... (4 replies)
... Dont do it. I am having so much problems. I regret so much. I heard that the surgery is 50/50 and if you have a bad & greedy podiatrist like my is 0% success.
See an orthopedic in a hospital DON"T go to a podiatrist in a clinic. Don't go alone to consultations and if the doctor does not tell you about the contraindications, risks, and pain. See someone else.
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... I should have done this years ago but couldn't take the time to do it, now the second toe is riding piggy back on my big toe most of the time and the others tucking under one another. ... (1 replies)