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... air a bunion on my left foot on June 30th. I do not know the exact type but I do know the doctor will be shaving the bone spur, cutting the bone, then realigning with a screw and possibly cutting the tendon. I go for my pre operative visit where she will fully explain things on June 8th. ... (2 replies)
... I have had surgery on both feet, first the right 5 months ago, and than the left 3 months ago. My left foot is doing great, but the right foot has continued to bother me. I had an Austin Bunionectomy with 2 screws PLUS an ostemomy on the second metatarsal with a pin holding it ( a small section of bone removed to shorten the lenght because my weight was distributed more to the... (9 replies)
... HI CarrieJean, Thank you for answering my questions. I find my pin isn't nearly as sore as it was at first. He bandaged it up better this time so it doesn't hurt as much. Not sure why it did before but... I think you are rigiht all doctors are different. I would rather be safe than sorry and I think my doctor is like that too. Hope you are doing ok. Hugs, Polly (22 replies)

... n. The pin removal was nothing, almost felt good to be rid of it as it was catching on the bandage at times and felt like a needle sticking me. There will be a small sore spot where the pin was removed, with a bit of swelling, and then it goes away. ... (22 replies)
... For the bunionectomy , a small piece of wedge shaped bone will be removed from my toe, and my toe will be straightened, and held in place by a steel screw or pin. The screw or pin will be removed about 6 months later. I go see the Dr again, next week, for a follow up consultation, I will have more details then. ... (7 replies)
... The bunion was shaved and there is a permanent screw in my foot. I had the stitches that dissolve from the inside, which I was glad about because I didn't think I'd be too cool with getting them pulled out. ... (7 replies)
... one and a half years after a distal chevron osteotomy, I am in general very happy with my foot. However, it does have a little bit of dull pain and swelling if I am on it for a very prolonged period of time. ... (4 replies)
Screw removal?
Jun 29, 2007
... and he said there is a good chance I will need to have the screw removed from the bone in a couple of weeks. ... (3 replies)
... Funny you ask that question, I just had my screw removed today, it has been causing me alot of pain. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, everyone! Thought I would type in some words of encouragement for anyone who is having bunionectomy screws removed soon or in the future. ... (3 replies)
... no, i am not from a small town. i am 25 minutes north of Atlanta. in fact, the doc. who did my first surgery is a world reknown pediatrist. the second doc. ... (6 replies)
... hey! It sounds like the pin maybe sturdier than the small screw in that part of the toe, but I'm not sure. Maybe he prefers it because it's not permanent. ... (10 replies)
... ot and don't know the name of it but it was cutting a pie shape wedge out of the metatarsal bone and putting two screws in to secure the newly aligned bone and a bunionectomy as well. Somthing my doctor said after the surgery has me worried. ... (24 replies)
... it turned out, he ended up doing the fusion of my big toe because I only had a tiny bit of cartilage left and lots of erosion from the arthritis and also several small spurs that he removed.He put a screw in it and a piece of metal to hold it all together. ... (12 replies)
... I was NWB for ten weeks. I went PWB in a hard cast for about two weeks after that. So twelve weeks after the first surgery, I finally got to go FWB with the boot. ... (15 replies)
... Hi Amy....I am only 8 weeks post chevron bunionectomy and second toe correction, but so far so good. ... (11 replies)
12 weeks post op
Apr 16, 2005
... I made a similar choice doing my surgeries 11 weeks apart. My first was a chevron and a hammertoe with fusion of the joint closest to the nail and a pin in the second toe for 4 weeks. ... (14 replies)
... I have one too after having a hmmertoe and bunionectomy 3 weeks ago. I have th pin removed next Wednesday and am thinking it will hurt allot. Why won't they give you a shot of something to numb it before removing it? ... (12 replies)
... It did go down after getting home off of it. I didn't sleep with the ice pack, though, and seemed to do fine when I got up this morning. ... (32 replies)

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