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... Oh my goodness. You are so lucky. I had a bunionectomy on Sept. 15th and I have to be NWB with a hard cast for six weeks. I've got two more weeks to go and I am going nuts. I'm having a difficult time being confined like this. ... (6 replies)
... Hi! I also had a double bunionectomy on Jan 8th. I will tell you now, it definately takes quite a while before you are going to be able to move around!!!! My husband had to carry me to the bathroom, to bed, and from the couch to the recliner. ... (6 replies)
... I've had the bunion since I was a child, but it only began causing me issues in the year prior to my surgery. ... (3 replies)

... dying at one point!. I had to take antisickness pills for the duration. Anyhow they did the trick and cleared up the infection which was swabbed and cultured as a staphylococcus aureus infection. ... (5 replies)
... I thought of a few other things that I would pass your way. I have to agree with Grace that the recovery period seems like forever. ... (9 replies)
... ammation due to the blood pooling on your foot and major discomfort. Even when you cut your finger, you probably baby it too, so imagine what you need to do for a major surgery like this where your weight is put on those poor bones that are trying to fuse and heal? ... (6 replies)
... D I did a lot of research online and read some chapters on podiatry lol before my surgery. ... (97 replies)
... hello everyone, I am still alive. This is the first time I've left my recovery room. The surgery went fine I had the austin bunionectomy and also had a lot of bone spurs removed and arthritis they couldn't do much with. ... (13 replies)
... it in three places and received general anesthesia each time. The last thing I can remember was lying there in the holding room waiting to go into surgery. Each time they said they were giving me something in my IV to help me relax and I was out till after the surgery was over and I was in the recovery room. ... (21 replies)
... Right now I'm just feeling apprehensive about the podiatrist that I chose. I researched him and I am confident that the surgery will be a success but for a long time now I've played with the idea of flying to New York to have the procedures done by a cosmetic foot surgeon... ... (21 replies)
... ve said, preparation and support are essential for a successful recovery. I spent most of the time in bed. ... (17 replies)
... ou are doing so well. I had to take my bandages off 48 hours after surgery and pour perioxide on it. This cleaned up all the dried up blood. I did it one more time 2 days later. I was surprised at how it foamed up. I thought it would be pretty clean under the bandages. ... (72 replies)
... Thanks for responding. How did you use crutches with both feet wrapped up? ... (192 replies)
... I am scheduled for a double bunionectomy on May2nd, and I have pretty much the same questions you have. I had a question period with my surgeon just last week and asked many of these same questions, but from what I've been hearing, I'm not sure if I believe the answers he's given me. ... (192 replies)
... this and I think I'm just going to do the BR first and then do the feet in March. I'm glad I found this sight. It's given me so much insight into this. I've got a 2 page list of tips and things I never thought of. I figured if I posted here, I'd probably get a more realistic picture of what I could expect. ... (9 replies)
... My first surgery was in January of '04 with an orthopod and it failed completely. Within 6 months I could see my toes moving back again and then pain returned as well. ... (7 replies)
... This is a very important element. I drove after I think 4 weeks. The problem with driving before that is I had a really hard time putting my feet down for more than just a minute or two because the blood would flow there really rapidly and throb like crazy. ... (6 replies)
... c I had a double bunionectomy performed 2 weeks ago. ... (4 replies)
... I know what you mean about the helplessness feeling. When you are so used to doing everything, it is very difficult not being able to do a thing. I too, felt guilty about it. I could have lived with my bunions for the rest of my life. ... (19 replies)
... I know what you mean about the weight loss, I thought I was going to pile on the pounds but I have actually dropped a dress size.. ... (5 replies)

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