... It has been 1 week since I had a bunion removed. All went well, and had the big bandage removed on Tuesday. The pain was not bad until Wednesday. ... (4 replies)
... Hey Devkid!
Just wanted to say great advice, which applies to whether you're 27 or 77! I can totally relate to all your points. I'm 2nd week now & the time has draggggged, even tho I have books, mags, laptop, & various hand projects @ my elbow. The most exciting things that happen all day is getting up & down to bathroom....puhleeze! But what can we say...we must all... (2 replies)
... Try not to freak out about the throbbing or the pressure or the pain. Difficult, I know, but this too shall pass. ... (2 replies)
... Well, I am 8 weeks post bunion surgery... And was wondering if others are still having horrible pain when trying to wear a shoe? ... (4 replies)
... week mark once i started wearing regular shoes is when my foot went to hell. As the rest of the foot deflated the bunion areas remained hard and swollen. It looked 5x worse in size then my foot looked prior to surgery. ... (4 replies)
... ff the throbbing was to hold my foot and ease my big toe to a more angled position 'under my 2nd toe' and hold it there for 20 mins but after another 40 mins the throbbing was back and beeing very tired i was at my wits end as they say. ... (0 replies)
... so I haven't really been keeping it elevated and iced the last 2 days. Right now I can feel the throbbing but I've had it down a lot today and I've been crawling up and down the stairs doing laundry. Should I continue to elevate and ice? ... (12 replies)
... My mom arrived late Thursday night and she'll be here for 2 weeks taking care of me. We left the house at 8am yesterday so I wasn't able to show her where things are etc. Surgery went fine, my foot was sore but more from pressure rather than pain. Yesterday I was up a bit and this morning I had to show her something and I fell on my butt! I banged my foot but I don't think... (12 replies)
... they are both throbbing as I sit here typing this and they will be bandaged from what I understand. ... (18 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)
... s in the foot. Foot is farthest away from the heart. I thought perhaps I was beiing over dramatic or over sensetive but after speaking to several who also said bunion surgery was excrutiating I felt more comforted to hear it was not me. ... (15 replies)
... Eyelure correct I did have a bilateral bunionectomy at 19. My left foot he did I think called a cross cut and basically broke the big toe and repositioned it. My right foot at 19 was not as bad as the left so they just shaved the bone, no cross cut. So basically the right foot eventually formed another bunion but it's gotten more severe over the years thus the surgery (same... (15 replies)
... nectomy and osteotomy with a pin inserted. So its been 10 days ago. I am in tremendous pain. I have not slept one night since this was done. I wake up with a throbbing excrutiating sensation and also my leg and calf are cramping up. I have a few percocet left but they seem to make me sick. ... (15 replies)
... long the recovery was, how I would not walk for months, how this and how that....I knew a friend who, they said this...it goes on and on. Every surgery case and bunion operation can be different. My understanding is that there are over 100 different procedures that can be done. ... (0 replies)
... Luna, You really shouldn't be feeling any "burning" sensations any where on your feet as I've grown to learn that that kind of pain indicates nerve problems. For some reason our Pods don't like to admit when they're wrong as mine did until I saw my regular practitioner and told him the pains I was feeling and how the vicodin had no effect on it. It literally kept me in... (2 replies)
... I too had a lapidus procedure over a year ago and still have a tremendous amount of pain in that foot. I have arch cramping, toe stiffness and the burning throbbing pain where the bunion used to be. I always thought maybe it was permanent nerve damage? ... (2 replies)
... IME the swelling is what makes it hurt most when you are past the intial few weeks. The throbbing with pulse, the itching, the pain with the dressing sound like they could be related to your foot swelling and the dressing getting tight etc. ... (14 replies)
... Aimski, so sorry to hear you are having a rough night! Loosk like you are already dosing yourself with all the meds you can take (the question is how many mg per pill?). I think it may be in your best interest to call up your doc the next morning and go see him immediately. It could be nothing but better be safe than sorry. Of course, our pain tolerance differ as well, so... (87 replies)
... HELP!! Guys I am having a really bad night....night 6 - feet are throbbing- I have been elevating and icing for most of the day (if I'm not going to the loo in the wheelchair) and taking 8 paracetamol and 4 neurofen (type) tablets every 24 hours as advised my DR and I can not get rid of this thribbing...and pins and needles down my left leg....ANY IDEAS??
Aimski (87 replies)
... hi all really great to hear from all of you!!! day 5 is interesting to say the least- am lying on the couch with my feet up on an exercise ball- they are really throbbing!
while i got both done (and I wasn't told that one was any worse then the other) my left is able to hold my weight when going to the loo, but my right foot can not hold any weight at all....and this gets me... (87 replies)