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... I had my second bunion surgery almost 3 weeks ago, they took out the stitches on tuesday. I also have two pins that are sticking out of my foot, my surgeon told me to come back in a month but he hasnt said anything about what he's going to do with the pins. ... (1 replies)
... I told you I'd keep you updated on my recovery, so that's why I'm here. I had my bunion surgery on my right foot yesterday afternoon and I'm doing pretty well. ... (11 replies)
... Typically, at least with my doc, the pins should come out in 6 weeks. Apparently, my foot liked the pins and they only began to become a little loose on the 8th or 9th week....which is when he decided to take them out. After that I noticed something was going wrong. ... (0 replies)

... ankle and if in the US, consult reputable podiatrists as well. ... (2 replies)
... with me in the back seat, reclined and leg propped up. ... (10 replies)
... At first I thought life was over because it was terrible, I had throbbing and pin like sensations in my feet all day and night. ... (9 replies)
... day on the phone. He said to stay on the high dose antibiotics and to come and see him next Tuesday in the OPD. He said he will take a swab. He said that if the infection, which at the moment is purulent pus, has not subsided that he there is a possibility that he may then have to remove the plate and pins. ... (12 replies)
... I hope it helps you in your decision an helps you in your recovery. I'll add info from time to time. Feel free to comment or add anything if you wish. ... (0 replies)
... I was down your path 6 weeks ago when I had my bunion surgery. I had an austin and taylor bunionectomy with 4 screws in total placed in my left foot. Of course I was extremely nervous the night before and day of. My surgery lasted about 2 hours in total. ... (13 replies)
... I hope it's okay to take a kind of poll on how those of you who had surgery for a problem similair to mine fared after surgery. About four years ago my right toe which always had a small bunion turned into a big bunion. ... (14 replies)
... or what passes for spring in N. New England! ... (24 replies)
... erve and causing the most excrutiating shock pain all the way up to my knee. It was very painful getting out because the doc injected my foot to make it numb so that I wouldn't feel anything when she took it out. WRONG...I felt ever tug every tweek and every pull. ... (40 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)
... I am on my 12th day today. The pain was so bad last night it woke me up again. I really didn't expect that to happen, since I take strong pain medicine and a pill that helps me sleep. ... (240 replies)
... I'm 3 weeks post op today. I have not been weight bearing at all. I was total NWB with crutches and a "half" cast for 2 weeks. Last Thursday I got a "walking boot" but I still have to use the crutches and the "boot" allows no weight bearing. ... (10 replies)
... level fusions in lumbar spine, have 2 bulging discs above those, and more problems in neck... but that's another story for another board.... ... (11 replies)
... My particular surgery will involve reconstruction of the entire foot. ... (8 replies)
... You could call it a hitchiker's toe. It wasn't readily apparent right after that surgery although I did think there was more space between my 1st and 2nd toes than I expected there to be after that surgery. ... (3 replies)
Got My Pins Out!
Feb 24, 2004
... Hey, Marketingmom, welcome back! I thought you were off to the world of Marketing and we'd lost you for good. Glad to hear you got your pins out and have been dismissed from post-op recovery by your doctor. That's a major milestone. I know what you mean; though I didn't have pins (mine is a permanent screw instead) I felt it was a glorious day when my bandages were removed... (4 replies)
... I would say it is a good thing that you got the surgical correction of your big toe when you did so as not to end up with a hammertoe on your 2nd toe. I didn't know that could happen from letting a bunion go too long without surgery. ... (22 replies)


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