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... Actually, no...I wasn't told to be extra careful. In fact, once that second pin came out the doctor kept pushing me to start putting weight on the foot. ... (40 replies)
... With my bunionectomy I had two pins. The first one came out right before two weeks because it was poking into a nerve and causing the most excrutiating shock pain all the way up to my knee. ... (40 replies)
... that were removed. I had two, they stuck out of the foot. It was really odd to see my foot looking that way. My second pin came out so very easily I was stunned....the first one did not. ... (8 replies)

... pin came out after about 3 weeks. ... (32 replies)
... and am 4 weeks post op. I had a number of things done to my foot as opposed to the standard one or two. The bunion was cut out, and the large toe repositioned using a staple and a pin which will stay in. The second toe was hammertoed and overlapping. ... (1 replies)
... On June 20 I had 7 out of 8 screws removed surgically at HSS as outpatient surgery. ... (13 replies)
... I found these messages really helpful as I was getting ready for my bunion surgery and I thought I'd share my experience as well. ... (0 replies)
... Well had the pin taken out not much different in the foot 2 days later. Went shopping yesterday and so depressed nothing fit. ... (18 replies)
... I had similar surgery five months ago. I had a tailor's bunion on the right foot as well as a "traditional" bunion on the same foot, big toe. Every situation is different. ... (1 replies)
... and I had one external pin on the top of my foot but it came out after about 2 weeks. Also I never heard of a dissolvable internal pin. I had one pin internal also and had that removed with surgery after about 18 months because my foot was still swelling. BTW the external pin removal was nothing. ... (11 replies)
... I didn't have a toe pointing down, but there are many different types of bunion surgery. My pins came out each side of the foot, approximately where the arch is, not near the toes. I wonder if the internal screw makes a difference for you. ... (11 replies)
... I had a pin and it came out in about 3 seconds. No pain, just a weird feeling. ... (11 replies)
... hi ninarbo. i was not allowed to get my foot wet until after the pin came out at three weeks. my pin had slipped inside the foot, so another 10 days while the stitch healed from that! my toe, well it doesnt bend at the knuckle yet, but it moves up and down. ... (7 replies)
... hi dismama...my doc told me not to fly after my bunion surgery, but since it will be 3 weeks after you may be ok. listen to your doctor. at 3 weeks my pin came out and they said i could weight bear to whatever is comfortable. i wasnt quite sure what that meant so i still didnt use the toe until 5 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... About pins coming out on their own. I'm sure there are a lot of stories out there, but I would guess it isn't easy for the pins to come out, especially if they are under bandages like mine are. ... (40 replies)
... lidocaine spray sprayed on the area if you want to help numb the outer skin. But, if you can twist the pin around, slowly, yourself then it should come out very very easily when your doctor goes to do it. My doctor suggested that I turn it slowly myself. This did not hurt at all... ... (40 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Mar 17, 2008
... so a little over 6 weeks out now. I have to say, no matter who tells you what, no matter what you read, you won't KNOW until you experience it. My toe bone was broken to reallign the toe. ... (9 replies)
... Glad to be of assistance. Well, I had the bunionectomy and hammer toe repair in August. Yes, I did have a pin sticking out the tip of my toe but believe it or not, it didn't hurt...just awkward. Make sure they give him an extra large surgical shoe so he can't bang into anything. ... (3 replies)
... still "planted" on the couch with my foot elevated. I was also in a "half" cast that went up the back of my leg to just below my knee. I also had one external pin that came out of the top of my foot and that was removed at 6 weeks. ... (5 replies)
Pin discomfort??
Nov 1, 2006
... I had a pin sticking out the end of my fused toe for 6weeks which came out with little pain and I have internal pins holding all the bunion work together. ... (19 replies)


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