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... I know your pain honey, i had a bone infection in my big toe. it was so far gone that i had no joint left in it, it was completely eaten up, just a black spot on the ol' xray. ... (36 replies)
... i had a bone infection in the big toe years ago. it ate away alot of the bone and left it real short. my second toe is so much longer.. its deformed looking. ... (12 replies)
... rtive. I had bunion surgery 10 weeks ago and got cellulitis about two weeks after the surgery. That cleared up but I was diagnosed almost four weeks ago with a bone infection near my big toe. They did an Indium scan and then a bone biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. ... (36 replies)

... well the way i see it is it the toe needs to come off, no use cryin bout it cause it needs to be done. the third toe wont be so bad because it doesnt really hold any importance for balance. ... (36 replies)
Fusion of big toe
Jan 24, 2014
... Is it infection in the skin, blood or bone or all? ... (1 replies)
Bad great toe :(
Apr 24, 2012
... years ago I dropped a small gas bottle on my left big toe when cleaning up my shed. A few months past and my toe nail started going ingrown. So i went to the doctor and he removed half of my toe nail. ... (1 replies)
... and he recommends a 5 toe amputation on my left foot vs, the more invasive bone graft in my big toe. ... (5 replies)
... A year ago I was anxiously awaiting my surgery to fuse my big toe joint. I went through different stages of anxiety. ... (2 replies)
Fusion of Big Toe
Feb 22, 2010
... back to work after two weeks, because I have a job where I can sit. I also had a stool that I took everywhere I went so I could put my foot up. I had a bit of an infection a couple of days after I got the stitches out. A few days of antibiotics nipped that in the bud. ... (162 replies)
... I had my right big toe fused on Oct 28, 2009. It was a really hard decision to make. I got new orthotics the year before, and spent a ton of money on comfy shoes. ... (28 replies)
... op from having my big toe fused. I had the surgery on Oct 28, 2009. It has been a pretty smooth process. I can walk and stand for long periods of time now. ... (21 replies)
... I am three months post big toe fusion. My healing has gone well until recently. ... (2 replies)
... fusion and removal of the hardware and some bone. I am electing not to do another fusion right now because my foot is what my doctor calls a "stable nonunion." In other words, there's nothing holding the foot together except scar tissue, but it is holding together as long as I don't put too much pressure on it. ... (162 replies)
... but no pain. My advice. Even if it's broken, don't fix it unless it's painful. I don't know why my toe didn't fuse. I'm sorry you had all the problems you did, but unless you are having pain, I wouldn't have more surgery. I play golf at least 3 times a week. ... (162 replies)
... Hi I am living in hope of one day being able to put on a shoe or more importantly pull on my fins and ride a few waves on my bodyboard. Last September I had my big toe fused because the pain was crippling. ... (162 replies)
... jen, its along story. i never did get cortisone shots..just had the surgery. i will be brief, i had a bunionectomy, proceeded to get a bone infection and needed 2 additional surgeries..the 3rd surgery was to debride the bone so, since the neuroma was causing alot of pain,my doc just took it out at that time.. ... (6 replies)
... I had a bone fusion in my right big toe for hallux rigidus 4 days ago, 1st MTP. ... (23 replies)
Big toe fusion
Jun 2, 2015
... 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)
... they went back in and flushed in with antibiotics and put an antibiotic paste on the bone. He said to stop taking the antibiotics to see if the infection would come back, he said I would know within 3 days, on the 3rd day it started getting a little red and sore. ... (11 replies)
Recovery question
Jul 18, 2010
... foot. Frankly I did not understand all of this when I entered the hospital. The dr. told me I would be in the hospital over night but have a long recovery. I was in the hospital for a week and then spent 3 weeks in a skilled nursing facility. I have 13 total pins and screws in my foot! ... (1 replies)


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