... I had my ankle fused with an external fixator last September. Ever since then, my big toe has been crooked. It looks just like a bunion, but not caused by the things that normally cause a bunion according to my dr. ... (2 replies)
... After a fracture of my big toe, it is crooked and wont bend. It has been 9 months now. The foot dr said it is permanent. However, it still throbs with pain if I have been on it and still swollen. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Fishinggirl,
my surgeon said not to take anti-inflammatories for 9 months post surgery as it can interfere with bone healing. I am 6 months post surgery and have no pain. I am most comfortable in shoes, not barefoot, too. It seems weird that you are having tingling sensations and bruising. That does not sound right...
I hope you have improvement soon!
Milo (162 replies)
... I had a big toe fusion last January 2010. ... (162 replies)
... I had my left big toe fused on 20 November 2008. ... (28 replies)
... About four years ago a bunion near my big toe on my right foot that I had since a kid but it was very small then, started to grow much bigger causing the big toe to lean over toward the second toe. Now the bunion is very pronounced and very painful when it rubs my shoes. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, I have pain in my toe and my foot (from the way I walk).
I believe it will be straightened out wiht surgery. Thank you for your interest. :) (2 replies)
... Perhaps the toe could be straightened with surgery. Take care. ... (2 replies)
... I am kind of disappointed that after my bunionectomy and osteotomy in April my big toe is still slightly pointed toward my other toes. ... (2 replies)
... and it was very hard for me to cut my toe nails since my belly got so big. Well, I think I cut the nail on my big toe, crooked and now I have an ingrown toe nail. ... (5 replies)
... My big toe was fused just over two years ago whenI was 39. It had dislocated, taking out the cartilege with it. My fusion has been successful for me. ... (5 replies)
... surgeon at Kaiser. I plan to get a 2nd opinion with a sports medicine foot surgeon outside of Kaiser. Bunions do not bother me but the toes that cross over the big toe are very painful. One is dislocated. I would prefer to do nothing as long as I can keep up my activities. ... (4 replies)
... On Feb 8, 2013 I had another surgery on my R foot to remove the screws. Excessive scar tissue had started to pull my big toe crooked again, so that had to be removed as well, using the method called silver bunionectomy. ... (4 replies)
... About 2 years ago I got up in the night and my right big toe ran into a steel ktchen table leg. The pain was terrible but after I iced it and elevated it, it quieted down. ... (6 replies)
... ally ashamed of the way my feet looked. I always buried them in the sand at the beach and never wore sandals that showed my toes. It got to the point where the big toe on my right foot was crossing over the second toe and pushing up through the top of my shoe. ... (14 replies)
... Hi debbie g, I was wondering about your big toe fusion. My doctor recommended that to me since my two bunion surgeries are still causing pain. ... (14 replies)
... ould have sworn i posted, but oh well. it sounds like you are not ready for surgery. first, you have to go to the best ortho foot specialist you can. i had my big toe fused almost 2 years ago due to a failed bunionectomy. i was 50 and so depressed. i knew it had to be done because of the terrible pain i was in. ... (14 replies)
... on the right foot. This means I had the bunion on the big toe and little toe removed. I did not need a fusion as the joints are in good shape. I will tell you that both toes are slightly shorter, but only I would notice. ... (14 replies)
... I hope it's okay to take a kind of poll on how those of you who had surgery for a problem similair to mine fared after surgery. About four years ago my right toe which always had a small bunion turned into a big bunion. The big toe then begin to move over toward the second toe. ... (14 replies)
... I do have a splint to wear that is supposed to help my toe stay striaght. I think mine is a little bit bigger and more cumbersome than the one you write about. ... (22 replies)