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When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if:
Watchful waiting is a period of time during which you and your doctor observe your symptoms or condition without using medical treatment. Watchful waiting may be appropriate if bunion pain is not severe. In this case, try home treatment, such as using ice to relieve pain or wearing comfortable footwear. If there is no improvement after 2 to 3 weeks of home treatment, call your doctor.
Who to see
Symptoms of a bunion can be evaluated and treated by:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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