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... The foot still felt swollen at first but the swelling has gradually gone down and is now nearly all of the way gone. My feet look great now too, except for the scars but they will fade I hope. Good luck to you! ... (39 replies)
Bunions x2?
Aug 24, 2007
... and kept my foot elevated in my office. It is now almost two months, and my scars have healed nicely. Being horizontal for extended time creates swelling. I have four more weeks before I can go to physical therapy. ... (10 replies)
Bunions in NYC
Feb 7, 2006
... I feel I've earned the title of 'expert' when it comes to bunions and NYC. ... (7 replies)

... I have been working my toes before my next appt with the doc next week and I have noticed that all of the small toes will bend now. The right big toe will bend some but the left one is still stiff as a board. What kind of exercises do they do in PT? Maybe I could try them in case my doc does not have me do pt. Also, when I put my feet flat on the floor and try to walk it feels... (4 replies)
... Hi Cindylou - sounds like you are doing really well & are right on track! I had a dual bunionectomy & with bunions & bunionettes removed. (Add a few pins, some bone cuts on the big toes & whoola!). I was having trouble with some toes touching the floor when walking (which I was totally freaked out about).... I was doing stretching exercises daily on my own from about week 3... (4 replies)
... I've been reading about all the problems everyone has been having and decided I can consider myself lucky because my feet are doing great. Scars are very light and look like they will hardly be noticeable at all once completetly healed. I don't have pain anymore and don't swell much anymore either. ... (4 replies)
Jun 16, 2005
... or two bunions and two bunionettes to be specific. i konw surgery is not ideal and it sucks to have to take time off work and be on crutches etc etc. ... (20 replies)
Jun 7, 2005
... Besides, at this point I have about 15 scars on the foot so it has its own character. I am beyond aesthetics and wear shoes for comfort. These feet have gotta last me! ... (20 replies)
... f it's not painful, don't do surgery. It's a very hard and tedious recovery. I had mine January 7th and am not fully recovered yet. I still have swelling, the scars are still tender and I still can't wear all my shoes. ... (6 replies)
... I used mederma from 2 months to 3 months on the part of my scar that was closed & that part is just a white line (so I'd have to say it works). Then the doctor debrided the last inch of so of the wound (cause the scab never would fall off), so it was open again until just a couple of days ago. Now I'm at about 4 months & using the mederma again on the entire scar. It smells... (16 replies)
... To fade the scars a bit, try that Mederma stuff. ... (16 replies)
... I wish there was a way to have this surgery without such a big nasty incision!!! O-well, the pain before surgery was definately worse than it is now, and even with the scars, they still look better! I am hoping to play softball.......I might not be able to run very well....i guess time will tell, i still have a little bit before it starts!!! Happymama...I think waiting is... (16 replies)
... time now too, except for the tender scars! I am so glad to know that you and carolcrone are also experiencing the tenderness, i thought i was crazy because the scars are still so tender! Is everyone else's scar still pretty noticeable? ... (16 replies)
... Congrats on your tennis playing at 4 months & also on the prospective new addition to the family. I'm also at 4 months & although I don't play tennis, I did walk quite a lot before the surgery. I'm trying to get back up to the distances I used to do, but it's difficult because I still have quite a bit of swelling. I can get my hiking boots on now with a thin sock on my... (16 replies)
... c my scars are still sensitive and so the socks under my shoes take that pain away. ... (16 replies)
Mar 3, 2004
... more tender and painful. Maybe others have some insight here, but I'd wonder whether all you have going on is bunions if walking eases your symptoms. I'll be very interested in what your doctor has to say about the cause of your pain. ... (14 replies)
... Anyway, three months go by and I can barely wear crocs. And it appeared that my bunions had returned. I found out that the dr cut the bumps, but that was IT. The scars felt like rocks in my crocs, and were big, hard and ugly, and my big toes were starting to lay across the second toe again. ... (2 replies)
... standing up now with very little pain. I can heel walk short distances like to the bathroom. With my boots on I can walk around like a pro. I do have bright red scars from a latex allergy, or some kind of allergy to the insides of the boots. These scars are on the tops of my feet and are very noticeable. ... (2 replies)
... Reason is that in Canada, only those who are severely in pain or have foot deformation due to bunions are in line faster for an operation covered by Medical plan. My situation was bad but not severely bad compare to many others waiting in line. ... (18 replies)
... My bunions got bothersome when I was in my early to mid 30's. ... (41 replies)

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