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... it was the worst pain of my life. I've talked to several people including nurses who said it's very common to be the most painful procedure due to all the nerves in the foot. Foot is farthest away from the heart. ... (15 replies)
Bunion surgery
Jul 24, 2009
... I had bunion surgery and it has been 7 weeks and my foot looks the same as before surgery, except I have a scar. My foot still looks like I have a bunion. Why does it looks the same? ... (6 replies)
... One other possibility is a bone spur, or small chip of bone that has made its way to the surface. ... (4 replies)

... Don't get too excited. Your foot is going to look horrible that soon after surgery. Probably all bruised and swollen. I had ankle surgery a little over two weeks ago and my foot still looks nasty. All my toes are still blue. But it is getting better and the scar is healing up nicely. ... (39 replies)
... I'm just at 8 weeks now and the scar is already quite faint. The Mederma folks said there's no harm in covering the Mederma'd scar with a silicone pad. ... (6 replies)
... I had a double bunionectomy January 2004, and wanted to give an update on how my surgery has been. I'm also hoping that any of ya'll who went through this during that time will see this thread and let me know how you are doing. ... (9 replies)
... old bunionectomy scar does not itch, but I would say itching is normally a really good sign of nerve endings regenerating. ... (5 replies)
... Today I went to my Lupus Dr. and he was worried about the swelling even more than the podiatrist. ... (8 replies)
... something that could cause irritation or swelling, you need to do something cold to reduce the swelling. Last summer when the nerve damage first occured, I went to PT because the podiatrist thought the nerve was compressed with scar tissue, so most of my 8 weeks of PT was modalities. ... (8 replies)
... how great my foot looked! I think I will actually be able to buy shoes in shoe stores after this! I've also "peeked" at it a couple of times and the incision looks amazing. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Carlos, Thanks for letting me know. It is interesting to know that the incision can be on the side. I know this sounds vain but when it is on the side you can wear all kinds of sandals without the scar showing. I really don't like that he said it couldn't be on the side. ... (11 replies)
... I didn't even know that I had the option of having the incision done on top or on the side, until the day of my surgery when the doctor asked me where I wanted it. I simply told him to choose whatever he thinks is best to have the surgery be as successful as possible. ... (11 replies)
... It's been 8 months since my bunion surgery and my scar is still partially red. ... (5 replies)
... I had bunion surgery 2 years ago, toe never touched ground, 1 year later after PT, Dr. said it needed manipulating and scraping of scar tissue, didn't work, still same problem, went to different Dr. ... (0 replies)
... reassuring response gicki. I feel so much better now. I am so sorry this happened to you too but so relieved that your XRay showed no damage. That gives me hope and is a big relief. You being in a splint I would think would be even less protective too. ... (4 replies)
Bunion surgery
Jan 22, 2016
... Yes, I have a bad Keloid scar on the top of my foot and he wants to cut out the scar tissue and as long as he is cutting me, he would take out the screws and plate. I also have a very long large screw that was put in there to hold up my arch. As the bone is completely healed he said the hardware has done its job. ... (5 replies)
Bunion surgery
Jan 22, 2016
... In August I had a major surgery on my foot that included a lapidus bunionectomy. I am still working on finding some sort of new normal in my foot. ... (5 replies)
... I had bunion and hammertoe surgery in 1997. My doctor put pins in each of my toes except my pinkie toe. The pins had the balls on the ends and he pulled them out I think around 4 weeks post op. I had foot swelling off and on for about one year after. ... (3 replies)
... I have scheduled my surgery for October because I live in Seattle and the summer months are not a time you want to stay indoors. We live for the summer months up here and I'm planning on being ready for it when it comes around again. ... (9 replies)
... ankle over the past 3 years. ... (6 replies)




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