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Bunions

What are bunions, and what causes them?

  • Look like a bump on the side of your big or little toe.
  • Symptoms can include pain, swelling, and limited joint motion.
  • Wearing narrow, tight shoes can cause bunions and worsen symptoms.

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How can I treat my bunions?

  • Observation of the bunion.
  • Icing, padding, taping, splinting, using shoe inserts, and wearing comfortable shoes.

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How can I prevent bunions?

  • Choose the right shoes.
  • Shoes should have a wide toe area and not compress feet.
  • Avoid high heels and pointed toe shoes.

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When should I consult a doctor?

Read more about when to see a doctor.

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