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... done on both feet 21 yrs ago by a top podiatrist with minimal incision technique and the fact that bunions and foot problems which I told him about run on my mom's side of the family. ... (8 replies)
... I am hoping someone can help. I am 8.5 w post lapidus bunion surgery. Incision opened at 5weeks and got infected. Im on 3rd round of antibiotics orally and topically but the incision won't close. ... (1 replies)
... I am new on here, I actually just Googled about things to help with flexibility after bunion surgery and found this thread. I currently am 22 years old and had my bunion surgery over a year ago to be exact June 16, 2010. It went TERRIBLE. ... (24 replies)

... ad skin. I continued to clean the wound daily with a saline solution and applying an antibacterial ointment. By the end of the fifth week I was happy to say the incision is almost healed. The coloring that we are all looking for is pink. ... (11 replies)
... Hi my name is Lisa, I'm 34 and having bunion surgery Wed. ... (13 replies)
... I personally would not trust anyone who says they can do minimal incision bunion surgery. Minimal incision surgery of any kind requires specialized training and equipment to work in a tiny area and that MD needs to have tons of practice doing so. ... (3 replies)
... Hi I had my bunion remove on my left foot sept. ... (2 replies)
... And foot surgery is not simple. When people get frostbite or have diabetes, it is the feet that have the most problems because of many factors. ... (20 replies)
... e exercising, I really hated doing that, but it does help a great deal with walking and getting your foot into shoes. right now, my foot is uncovered and the the incision doesn't look too great, but I don't care at all, as long as I have no problems with my foot, I am happy. ... (240 replies)
... HI there DL! I'm not sure if you remember me or the details of my case, but I think you probably do. I'm so sorry to hear about your infection. Darn the luck! As a fellow survivor of post bunionectomy infection I can give you a couple of pointers - 1. Do not soak your foot in the tub or take a bath. Not good for the infection. 2. My dr always told me NOT to squeeze... (240 replies)
... Infections really scare me, it has delayed the healing of my incision as well, I still haven't put it in a bath, because I am not sure if I can. I hope this clears up as soon as I get the tablets. ... (240 replies)
... I sure did have a rough night and I am glad it's over. Right now my foot and incision is itching a lot and all I can do is dream about putting it in cold water! ... (240 replies)
... I had been trying to wear flat dress shoes since I got the go ahead to walk without crutches and my foot was always too swollen and it hurt a bit on the incision area, although the swelling in general is minimal. ... (240 replies)
... HAVE to go back to work the first day because I didn't finish the end of the school year in June due to my hysterectomy! I used more sick days last year than I care to think about! ... (37 replies)
... There is light at the end of the tunnel, at least I am beginning to see it! I am eight and a half weeks post op. Still wearing the big boot. The top incision finally healed and the plastic surgeon suggested I do daily moisturizer rubs. I am using shea butter and vitamin E. I had 5 visits with the wound care doctor. ... (11 replies)
... month surgery on July 13 along with intermittent sharp pains on top of foot where the incision is for the pens. I was told that I could bear wt. on the heel and at the end of the day felt the sensation to be more intense. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Delightfuldior, thanks for your reply! It is always nice to hear from people from the other side of the world of their bunion healing experience. ... (41 replies)
... Only the pinky has feeling. My incision is numb too and red after two months. Since I have the second surgery in two weeks, I guess the foot I'm complaining about will seem pretty good then. ... (25 replies)
... Yah, I have been working. I am able to wear my flip flops, so that helps out alot. Thank god I can wear them! I am glad to know that the incision isn't too big. I think I would have to have two incisions in each foot though, because there are two screws in each foot. ... (44 replies)
... the 16th on my disability form.I also have my stitches out that day and will finally be able to wear a regular shoe and drive.The pain was only bad the night of surgery and part of the next day.I have my moments also, some good moments some bad.I only have 3 stitches and I peeked under the dressing.It doesn't look to bad. ... (44 replies)

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