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Foot Pain From Bunions – When to See a Foot Doctor

Foot Pain From Bunions – When to See a Foot Doctor

Bunions are painful and make life more difficult than necessary. A bunion is just the formation of a bony protrusion on the base of the big toe, occurring at the joint. While there are many types of over-the-counter treatments, these are temporary and usually ineffective. That’s why it’s best to see a foot doctor.

Foot Pain From Bunions – When to See a Foot Doctor

If you do suffer from foot pain due to bunions, you know all too well it’s very uncomfortable condition. You should see a foot doctor when the following things happen:

● Severe pain which causes interruptions in your normal workday.
● Your big toe starts to crowd and overlap the toe next to it.
● If you suffer from diabetes.
● If you suffer from peripheral arterial disease.
● You try OTC and/or home treatments for a period of more than two to three weeks but do not experience relief and/or improvement.

Bunions are a serious condition which only worsen when left untreated by a professional foot doctor. Although you might enjoy temporary relief from discomfort and pain in your foot, it’s likely to affect you for a longer period of time. See a foot doctor to learn about your treatment options so you can enjoy life again.For more information about Foot Health Contact us