What is Bunion?

A hallux abducto valgus deformity, commonly called a bunion, is a deformity characterized by lateral deviation of the great toe, often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the head of the big toe.

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i have what looks like a bunion on my foot. I got my foot x rayed and the doctor said they came back normal. the growth is soft and doesnt feel...

doctor1 MD

Hi Jennifer

Welcome to HealthcareMagic.

If it is not a bone and not painful , it is unlikely that it could be bunion.And the x ray is normal too...

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I had a bunion removed 6 mths ago it is swollen ball of the foot under 2nd toe and cannot bend top of my foot swollen and my foot swells if sitting...

doctor1 MD

Hi ! Good evening. I am Dr Shareef answering your query.

From your history, it seems that you have developed some inflammation/infection of your...

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My doctor has recommended bunion surgery, but has also said he would need to cut the achilles tendon to loosen it, as it is too tight. Is this...

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Detailed Answer:
hi and welcome.
Maybe you misunderstood something. Achiles tendon has nothing to do with bunion and some other...

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