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... infection in the bone. It does happen. Friend of mine ended up having part of the bone removed in her toe due to this. She dropped a heavy pipe on her toe and it was still black and blue 4 months later. That was def. an indication that there was a problem. ... (2 replies)
... mergency room doctor recommended an orthopedist who is giving him the choice of surgery with a pin to straighten the toe, or taping with the probability that the toe will remain crooked, though not so much. ... (2 replies)
... This morning I rammed my small toe into the wall. ... (6 replies)

... My surgeon told me about the risks to the surgery of course, and one of those risks is non-union. (I had the big toe joint fused). I asked what would happen then and he basically said we would deal with it, and that he had not had any problems with that. He was quite confident. When I went for my follow-up visit, he said it was solid and gave me permission to walk on the... (9 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)
... Well, I went back to id yesterday. They decided I could finally get rid of my picc line and stop the antibiotics. My toe does look much better. ... (22 replies)
... I had my first great toe fusion two years ago because of severe arthritis after two bunion surgeries. ... (9 replies)
... I stubbed my foot yesterday HARD. My baby toe is hurting so incredibly badly, and it is actually a bit numb. ... (1 replies)
... displaced fracture. Sometime I worry it will make extra bone grow too much on top of the hardware. Did you saw you surgeon thought infection risk goes up with more scar tissue? ... (3 replies)
... union and the metal plate is broken as well, so no real choice there. ... (3 replies)
... I stopped wearing my fuzzy socks because a string wrapped around one toe and because I didn't feel it my toe became purple. ... (2 replies)
AirBoot Tip
May 31, 2013
... Well here I am finally, week 10 from big toe fusion. Short cast is off and fitted with a air boot for 4 more weeks then in a trainer. ... (0 replies)
... I had a bunionectomy two weeks ago. My big toe was broken and had a pin inserted. The second toe had a tendon snipped and of course, a huge bunion was sawed off. I thought the pain would start to get a little better but I'm still icing it constantly. ... (4 replies)
... f tingling. Like little electrical jolts under the bandage. Not painful usually, though some were real zingers. The next thing that happened was that my big toe started to get REAL sore to the touch. Even the softest touch. Now the odd part is that if nothing is touching it, I can wiggle the toe with no pain at all. ... (0 replies)
... Paolo, No way! the doctor and nurses at your hospital....what are they like? Same boat as me it seems....they either tell you something semi-definitive...or not at all....unless you ask. I think they do it to cover their @***s. I wouldn't be surprised if part of me was now unknowingly cyborg now...they've just not told me. Here's the deal from the hospital... (45 replies)
Hardware Removal
Nov 1, 2009
... HI from Australia. I had my big toe fused a year ago. What a disaster. After a surgical infection I ended up with septacemia. The incision took months to heal. The fusion has now broken down. ... (4 replies)
... maybe thats why he gave me so much toe room!! ... (30 replies)
... Hi all, Haven't been here in a long long time. Just stopped in to see if some of the old timers are still here. I saw this post and had to add my 2cents worth. I have 3 doxis. I've had over 13 surgeries. Each time the dogs were very careful about my foot, then my back. This last time I had a spinal cord stimulator implanted in my spine, with the battery pack in my... (15 replies)
I need help
Jul 20, 2007
... the damaged toes appropriately. I know that you said you don't have the money, but you need to do this before you get a serious infection. Are you sure the big toe is not broken or fractured? ... (4 replies)
... rays just to be sure I had not broken the pin. She said that having a bit of oozing around the toe joint is normal due to movement in that area, however, there are a couple of other areas that aren't drying up. I will email her just to be sure. ... (3 replies)

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