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... :) Thanks for all the helpful info EMG, I don't know the name of my procedure. I see my doctor tomorrow and will ask him. I keep wondering how many people actually have had the incision on the side of their foot when he told me at least twice that placing the incision on the side would irritate the scar and make it worse. I have to admit I feel disappointed that I didn't do... (11 replies)
... where the cut is determines if screws or pins are used. I'm just now doing my research. ... (11 replies)
... or letting me know where your incision is. It makes me wonder why my doctor said placing it on the side could not work. I'm glad to hear there is no irritation with the incision on the side. ... (11 replies)

... Hi Rileyroe, I am using crutches and by now my arms hurt. I few years ago I had my left foot done and the doctor used screws. I had a different doctor this time and he said he decides at the time of surgery. Crutches didn't sound too bad but now that I am on them I find it harder than when I just had a cane. Today was better and hopefully each day will get better. Right... (11 replies)
... It seems to me that the weight bearing is the difference between the pins and screws. I was able to put weight on my feet right after surgery, although I couldn't stand the pain!! ... (11 replies)
... I had a double bunionectomy with two pins on one foot and one pin on the other. ... (11 replies)
... NW, since your hubby had gone through similar event so I am sure he will understand what you are going through and not squirmish about the scars etc. Rest your feet well, don't overdo it before surgery! ... (87 replies)
... husband called my appendage Frankenfoot. I had the black stitches and long pins sticking out on either side. ... (87 replies)
... Hi can anybody tell me how soon it is safe to resume driving after bunnion surgery. I had my surgery 7 weeks ago and am walking barefoot in the house. I find it difficult to wear sandals as they hurt my scars. ... (87 replies)
... Well, for me, I was told by my doctor that I had to wait until both pins were out plus one week before I was allowed to get the foot wet. That was about 4 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... but he seemed pretty shocked. I had pins put in at 10 years old to straighten them out And while he was there he removed my bunions. I now have lovely scars 7cm long on the side of each foot. ... (20 replies)
... now with scars. ... (1 replies)
Bunion scar...
Mar 23, 2004
... I told her, yes, they had to so it doesn't get displaced and cause further problems in the future. I have enough going on with my back now for my feet to be giving me problems again now. ... (9 replies)
Bunion scar...
Mar 21, 2004
... Hi Backsahurtin, I'm not sure what the optimum time is to start or whether you can "wait too long." My doctor recommended the massage just after the incisions healed closed. But I think it's better late than never. I'd be interested in other people's opinions who have been using massage. BTW, you should know that folks here use a variety of lubricants on their scars to... (9 replies)
... ything is straight and lined up very nicely but they seem to be at a standstill in the healing process. If it takes a long time for them to heal, then that is OK with me as long as everything stays in place and I get rid of the pain. ... (22 replies)
... I had surgery on my left foot on Nov. 30th, 2010. I am in my 5th week of recovery. My surgery was similar to what they do for bunion surgeries, but I did not have large bunions. ... (15 replies)
... with a website that says he does a state of the art bunion removal. Practically pain free with his method. Walking very soon, with plastic surgery type scars. ... (13 replies)
... Just found this board today and hope all your experience can answer a couple of questions. I have decided I want bunion surgery but am putting it off until the first of next year because of a trip to Thailand. ... (94 replies)
Bunion surgery
Dec 9, 2001
... op shoes were somewhat different styles but both were navy blue or medium blue in color. No other colors were offered. They went well with my jeans! ... (20 replies)
Cold Feet?
Apr 10, 2008
... Because she didn't push the pins through and out, but left the pointed end inside my foot, I have lumps of scar tissue inside at those points. ... (3 replies)

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