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... and he recommends a 5 toe amputation on my left foot vs, the more invasive bone graft in my big toe. ... (5 replies)
... I have a question regarding whether amputating my big toe is a viable treatment option and I've received different opinions from several doctors so I'm a little confused! ... (4 replies)
... in and tell them of the change, tell them that you want an Arterial Ultrasound done to rule out Blood clots. back in Sept. 2005 I also had black toes and my baby toe on the right knee started oozing in Nov. I put off seeing anyone for lack of insurance. ... (14 replies)

Severe bunion
Oct 11, 2001
... But my third toe is complitely overlapped by the second. When I try to stighten it, it goes back into the deformed position under the second toe. ... (4 replies)
... Dear Hockey Fantom I am having amputation and ray amputation surgery on my big toe this coming Wednesday, I to have an infection all the way to the bone (Osteomyelitis) my infection is a staph infection. I have been through many surgeries and treatments for I have had the infection for over four years. This is a big decision for you to make. You want to weigh all your... (5 replies)
... Hi Debbie. I had my big toe operated on 3 times in 11 months. The first one was a Keller procedure in Nov. '05. I also had toes 2 and 3 done with osteotomies. ... (7 replies)
... how go you expect to walk when the big toe carries the most wait of your body? ... (4 replies)
... a long time to heal, so I would do that as a last resort. But any infection must be treated with antibiotics and getting the nail out of the soft tissue. The big toe is very important in walking to keep one's balance, so take good care of them. ... (10 replies)
... And for him at least, he did not have phantom pains etc. Just had to grow used to walking and living with the feeling of one less toe. He never had the phantom toe sensation. ... (4 replies)
... for big toe fusion surgery. ... (6 replies)
... I haven't posted in a long time - just kinda maintaining the status quo - but there were a few of us who all went through fusions last year or there about. Just to fill you in: In 97 - 99 I did 3 marathons power walking and loved to hike our local trails. Then at the age of 42 I had a Keller bunionectomy, which was in 1/03, for cartilage damage, not a bunion, NWB 6 weeks. ... (14 replies)
... If this keeps happening, the doctors can kill a portion of the nail bed on the edges of your toe so the problem goes away. From the little I know about the NHS, I know sometimes it can be difficult to see a specialist like a podiatrist. ... (10 replies)
... caused by germs getting under the skin thru a cut, abrasion or puncture. It should clear up with antibiotics but you need the nail to be out of the tissue of the toe for this to not continue. ... (10 replies)
... I'm reticent to clip them. I've seen about 5 docs in the past two months and they have ruled out gangrene but would there be any other reason to say, amputate a toe as this is my huge worry. I have recently banged one of them against a weight btw...it hurt a lot! Would they have picked anything too serious up by now? ... (10 replies)
Bad great toe :(
Apr 24, 2012
... Unfortunately, if your toe has been fused, it's not going to bend much. That's what bone fusion means, two bones have been stuck together with no more joint in between them. ... (1 replies)
... op for Sub Talor fusion and toe amputation. My surgery was not done until 4 in the afternoon. I was so thirsty I could hardly stand it. ... (25 replies)
... my tendon at the back of my leg lengthened and my big toe fused. My most recent surgeries were last year. ... (2 replies)
... You really need to go to a foot and ankle surgeon for a second opinion. I would not trust an amputation to a podiatrist in the office. This all sounds so bizarre that I wouldn't trust that this podiatrist to even have the correct diagnosis. ... (4 replies)
Fractured sesamoid
Aug 10, 2008
... My situation is similar. 01-2007 while in Physical Therapy for LF 2nd toe amputation, and partial Plantar Plate removed due to scar tissue the therapist had me do a impact exercise that caused intense pain in my RF if you can believe that. Went back to DR and he asked "What are you doing here, you should be in PT for your LF". He could not believe it when I told him. He... (82 replies)
... thought a Podiatrist was an expert on feet and that they do foot surgery. Many people seem to use an OS, for the same thing. I'm not sure now who should do my toe amputation. I didn't like my OS, going to a Podiatrist tomorrow. Has anyone had a tood response to a DPM? ... (3 replies)


Associated Tags: bone graft, bunion, mrsa, resection, staph infection

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