... I know I started to get both excited and anxious about my PTTD surgery as the date neared! I even filled out one of those Health Proxy and Living Will documents. ... (19 replies)
... st see you with that foot propped all over the place! I feel funny throwing my leg up everywhere but guess I don't care what it looks like if it helps. I think after a whole night of propping extra high and icing , the swelling is down....but now to start the day... ... (8 replies)
... Hi JD I am almost four weeks post op too and have the same numb ness problem that you have. I had double hamertoe surgery both on my little toes I have several other hamertoes ,a couple of bunions and heel spurs. ... (18 replies)
... Oh no you poor thing! Uh oh, does that mean I should stop taking Advil? That's what I have been using since I went off the Darvocet. I can't see any bleeding, but of course my foot has about ten feet worth of bandages wrapped around it so who knows what horrors lurk beneath!
I haven't had mine yet but I'm going in tomorrow. I'm so anxious to see my new foot, even though I... (39 replies)
... it turns out I was not supposed to be taking so much ibuprofen because it causes bleeding and prevents proper bone healing, only one a day is allowed to prevent blood clots. He pulled off my splint and put me into a walking boot, although I am still non weight bearing for another week. ... (39 replies)
... Eko, IF you can find that study, I'd greatly appreciate it. If not, no worries. Thanks for sharing your experience.
By the way, did you notice any bleeding while on coumadin? The 2nd day that I started taking it I developed a bloody nose, but nothing since then. How has your experience been with it? (9 replies)
... for six months. From what I understand, the purpose for continuing coumadin is to allow the body time to absorb the clots with running the risk of forming new ones. ... (9 replies)