I Had Bunion Surgery

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 16 People

    Hello- while I have not YET had bunion surgery,

    I am scheduled for the surgery on September 24th (just under 2 weeks from now). I am getting the procedure done on my right foot and I am getting more and more nervous as the day gets closer. Does anyone have any tips or advice for me? Or even just some good info that I should...
    emetophobic247 emetophobic247
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    My Mom Wont Get Me Surgery

    unlike all of you, i can't get surgery. i'm only a teenager, and my parents wont pay for the operation. it's through the insurance, and could take awhile. i dont know what to do? i'm in so much pain, and a soccer player. i had to quit the love of my life, soccer i just cant...
    xjeanine xjeanine
    13-15, F
    Jan 9, 2010

    Bunion Surgery At Christmas Time

    I am planning on having bunion surgery on one foot. My options are the Wednesday before christmas (4-5 days) or the Wednesday after christmas. I know that the first week of recovery is the most important that and either week I will need to be completely off my foot but my...
    keturn5281 keturn5281
    1 Response Nov 8, 2011

    I had bunion removal surgery yesterday 4/21/15.

    Now that the numbness is fading the pain is noticeable. I take my pain meds every 4 hours. I have found Vicodin works better than Tylenol with Codeine. Keeping ice on it helps tremendously. I am in a walking boot, however it hurts and feels very uncomfortable to put pressure on...
    blessedmomma blessedmomma
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 22, 2015

    My toes are clicking even

    after my 2nd surgery for adding in more screws. It's not supposed to be clicking again. I'm so worried :(
    marticles marticles
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2014

    I Had Bunion Surgery One Week Ago...

    What inspired me to write this was all the horror stories that I have read about bunion surgery. I am sitting here with my foot elevated and ice on it one week later. I had the right foot corrected 10 years ago, at age 43, and it was one of the best decisions I ever made. It...
    runner500K runner500K
    5 Responses Nov 21, 2012

    "i Had Bunion Surgery" No Big Deal

    Yeah, I heard all the horror stories about how awful it is to have bunion surgery. Mine were killing me. Dr. Broadbent (Oregon Foot Clinic, Portland, Oregon) did mine at Providence Hospital. I had no problems at all, and no pain. When I asked Dr. Broadbent why, he told me it...
    Duckfan2009 Duckfan2009
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009


    If I ever have to get a bunion surgery, I would be kinda scared.  I heard about a lady who went through it and she swore on all the saints in this world.  I know everyone reacts differently but sometimes you just can't help it.  I guess a person has to go through it to find...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2011

    I Had Bunion Surgery done to my right foot

    but I am in more pain now then when i went in. My uncle called me to tell me he was dying and come see him one last time but couldn't drive a 6 hour drive to see him.. the day I got my stitches out I get a phone call from my cousin saying his dad past away.. i was so upset that...
    eyeamalive eyeamalive
    51-55, F
    Nov 6, 2015
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