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... It all depends on how bad your bunion is. ... (1 replies)
... I had a double bunionectomy and was very glad I did~ I agree that you should choose to do it only if you have good support and are well prepared. I was totally NWB for one week and almost totally NWB for the second week. One of the benefits of having both feet done at the same time is that it encouraged compliance with the doctor's advice to elevate. I feel that keeping both... (8 replies)
... things you can't possibly help. It seems your two biggest concerns are general fear regarding the surgery, and being alone for the recovery. The thought of the surgery itself scares us all! To be honest, I was PETRIFIED of the surgery. When you get in the hospital, once the IV is in, they can give you a sedative. ... (16 replies)

Bunion Surgery
Dec 17, 2001
... says he prefers this procedure because the chances of the bunion coming back is much slimmer. ... (6 replies)
... rently there is no contest in the literature that the screws are the best method to ensure proper refusion and allignment of the bone after the v cut. There are pros and cons to having the screws in. Sometimes they loosen move and cause pain. ... (4 replies)
... it seems to me each has his pros and cons. ... (9 replies)
... Make sure u consult with your Doc before investing in and taking any kind of supplements. I know my doc told me I had to stop taking them at least a week before surgery as they interfere with surgery. I was taking multi V and Green super food. ... (21 replies)
... I must find out more! I need a lapidus on both feet as 3 surgeons opinions concurr. However I would really like to find a doc in WA state / near Seattle, who uses this external fixation method to allow earlier weight bearing. Please send me the name of your doctor if possible, so that I can write and ask them for a referral to someone in my area. Thank you. (12 replies)
... had to go back into surgery and IV, didn't feel anything. ... (12 replies)
... ng elective surg done on a 7yr old..and on both feet,had a few people not being too happy with us.We gave her an opinion before the time and clearly laid out the pros and cons.her great gran also has very bad bunions and my DD did not want to be the same.She is now a few weeks post op and is doing very well. ... (20 replies)
... bearing for many weeks have problems with stiffness, atrophy, etc. so there are pros and cons for both sides. It depends a lot on the doctor's philosophy and of course the type of surgery you have, etc. ... (17 replies)
... ust be pretty scary for you at 16 to make such hard decisions about whether or not to have surgery. I would have your parents talk with the doctor more about the pros and cons. Also, you should get a second or third opinion. ... (12 replies)
... miles a day IF I wear the wide toed shoes I have with the memory foam inserts that stretch at the bunion area. They're getting kind of faded looking but I have no pain when I walk with those. ... (5 replies)
Jun 11, 2007
... I was 16 when I had my first bunion surgery.. my foot was painful every day and surgery was my only option. If you have more pain than not, get the surgery! I healed much better at 16 then I did in my last surgery at 27! ... (13 replies)
... my childhood and they have progrssively gotten worse, but not painful until that last several years. The hyperlaxtivity of your joints should not impend having bunion surgery, the Dr. would need to take that into consideration. ... (6 replies)
Feb 8, 2004
... I totally understood your dilemma. Bunion surgery is essentially cosmetic surgery and not medically necessary (for me). PROS : - better to do it at an earlier stage w/milder forms than later that requires more extensive surgery and longer recovery time - better to do it when you have lots of free time to recover and w/o any responsibilities except to yourself, and when... (8 replies)
... hammertoe surgery and would like to know if anyone can refer a good doctor in the Los Angeles area. ... (1 replies)
... on my bunion callus. Diabetics are susceptible to infections, some of mine ear infections due to allergies, and I'm afraid I'll build up a resistance to antibiotics. ... (16 replies)
Feb 8, 2004
... severe bunion on my left foot. ... (8 replies)
... but that it would come back with the friction of shoes, etc. He also says that the bunionectomy done now, before it becomes severe and needing further surgery to correct other toe positions, etc., is better with shorter surgery time and recovery time. ... (25 replies)

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