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... Yikes, 24/7!!! I would have gone crazy! I almost spazzed when they kept me locked in that stupid hospital for 5 days. I was only hooked up a total of 4 hrs to actual meds. The rest of the time I could walk around or go out, but didn't do that very much because crutching with the picc was not exactly easy, plus everyone would look at me funny and I didn't like it. I am only 19... (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. my balance is thrown off a bit like i cant lean forward really far or if someone pushes me from behind and i stick my left foot out ill fall on my head. the only part youre really... (36 replies)
... My friend's husband developed bone infection in one of his toes. Similar story of not being able to get the infection cured after major antibiotics and IV antibiotics etc. ... (4 replies)

... Interesting. Here the trend is PT as soon as possible. Mine was delayed due to a bone infection and being in a cast for nearly 6 months. That is thought to be the reason for the weakness I am still experiencing at 18 months. ... (9 replies)
... since 1997 I had foot surgery 5 times 2 of those were to refuse the 1 metatarsal and the rest were to straighten hammer toes I got after a blood clot and then drop foot due to that. Fusion never worked because it took 3 dr's and an MRI to find there is no cell regeneration there. ... (0 replies)
... At the same time, better to have no toes than other consequences of infection. When I had my big toe fused, there was a bone infection scare. Thankfully that was not an issue. Infections are pretty serious stuff and sadly, part of the risk of surgery. ... (5 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)
... and he recommends a 5 toe amputation on my left foot vs, the more invasive bone graft in my big toe. ... (5 replies)
PTTD surgery
Jul 27, 2011
... th the big bandage and a cast shoe until my stitches were removed. After that things were back to normal. My surgeon put me in a huge bandage that went from my toes to about 5 inches past my ankle. He was very cautious and wanted to be sure that the area stayed sterile. ... (4 replies)
... with a two by four. The pin was left in as it is not causing any problems. After the screw removal, I was in a huge bandage from my toes to a few inches past my ankle. The doctor also had me take antibiotics for ten day as a precaution. ... (10 replies)
... Good luck. Mine were removed at 20 weeks post op. They did a ct scan before they removed the screws to be sure the bone was completely healed. For me, they did the proceedure in an operating room. ... (3 replies)
... my crutches and then walked wearing a cast shoe over the mega bandage. My doctor put me on antibiotics post screw removal and put me in a thick bandage from my toes to about three or four inches past the ankle to prevent any chance of a bone infection. ... (113 replies)
Screw removal?
Jan 13, 2011
... The doctor did the removal in the OR to be sure things were sterile. He also put me on 10 days of antibiotics as a preventative. You definitely do not want a bone infection. I woke up in recovery with a hughe bandage from the toes to about four inches past my ankle. I went home on crutches. ... (9 replies)
... utches for times when it was too sore for that, or to get around snow or puddles. The only time I "moved" it was when I stretched.........who knew you point your toes when you stretched. ... (12 replies)
... one is what bacteria is responsible for the infection and another is if there is an abscess or not. ... (2 replies)
... of the time. Since the pin is directly into the bone I certainly don't want a bone infection. So for the next 6 weeks I will be taking sponge baths. The biggest problem is washing my hair. Since it is long I will wash it in the kitchen sink. ... (18 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)
... ter 2 picc lines and 15 weeks of vanco, 9 of bactrim, that the result is bad. I am now being sent down to a foot and ankle reconstructive surgeon for a possible bone graft. I was off my foot for a total of almost 5 months teh infection was so bad. Does anyone know what all this will entail? ... (2 replies)
Fusion Problems
Dec 14, 2004
... My doctor thinks I it is best to shave the bone some. It is hard and pronounced, sticking out. It is a very wierd feeling walking barefoot. ... (3 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. ... (1 replies)


Associated Tags: bone graft, bunion, mrsa, resection, staph infection

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