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... I'm scheduled for bunion surgery in a few weeks. The doc says I need to have both feet done and I can either have them done one at a time or both at same time. ... (7 replies)
... rned from experience over the past few weeks, and thought I'd share it in case there's anyone out there who's getting ready for this procedure and the subsequent recovery time. Please feel free to add on to my list! ... (8 replies)

... Im concerned i won't have enough recovery time. I'm hobbling around now as it is. ... (0 replies)
Bunion surgery
Oct 30, 2002
... My problem has not been with surgery itself, it's the side effects. ... (2 replies)
... I am scheduled to get an Austin bunionectomy and a tailor bunionectomy on my right foot next Tuesday. I am 21 and have a "moderate" bunion. My bunion has been causing me years of pain and has been progressively getting worse. After trying special shoes and cortisone shots I decided it was time. ... (0 replies)
... Just wondering if you finally got your surgery done and if so how it went? ... (3 replies)
... tly from all the research I have been doing on other people's experiences. I totally agree with you about getting both done at once rather than going through the recovery process twice!! ... (2 replies)
... Do you know the surgery will be inpatient or outpatient? ... (5 replies)
... repare yourself and don't be alarmed or discouraged if and when you don't recover as quickly as the doctor may have indicated. Everyone is different as is their recovery period. A lot depends on what was actually done to the foot, and the age of the person. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the tips, Gayle! I had my surgery this morning and came home today at 2:00. MY FOOT HURTS!!! I have been taking 2 Vicodin every 4 hours to stay on top of the pain. Despite all of the numbing meds in surgery, my foot began to hurt in recovery. The nurse had to call my doctor and ask for a shot of something more in my IV. I am taking stool softners, as I was... (14 replies)
... Hi Tracy, don't be nervous. I had the same procedure with 2 screws, plus the second toe with 1 pin. Right out of surgery your foot will be numb for hours, so you will not feel pain. ... (19 replies)
... Any and all advice would be so helpful, any tips for recovery I would also love. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Mandy, This is my first post too. I also had bunion surgery on both feet last Wednesday, 1/7/03 and had my first follow up appt. today. They were very bruised but I was amazed as to how straight my feet are with no big bump. I was on demerol for the first two days, but then cut it down to ibuprofin, mainly because I am a nursing mom. Getting off the demerol made... (5 replies)
... Hope your recovery is going well. ... (18 replies)
... I never waited for driving approval. I had bilateral tailors bunion correction in summer 2008. ... (12 replies)
... I am glad I came across this site. I am an active 40 yr old.I am having bilateral foot surgery in a few weeks. ... (12 replies)
... fusion of foot bones. Not so sure I know what I am getting myself into! The outpatient surgery is July 2. I have been getting great tips from this site. I have this horrible feeling that recovery is a lot longer than I anticipate. Thanks to all of you for "being there" for me. ... (61 replies)
... I was awake through most of the surgery, chatting away with the doctors and nurses, was in recovery for 20 min, my boyfriend took me out to breakfast, then we went home. ... (13 replies)
... oard has been extremely helpful! I've been researching here for about a week, since I found out I needed surgery, to try to find out what I could expect for the surgery and recovery. I've heard a lot of "what to do"s and "what NOT to do"s that I think will be very helpful. Secondly, I've learned what an amazing husband I have! ... (13 replies)


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