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When to Seek Medical Care for Bunions
When a bunion causes persisting pain and tenderness, it is time to seek professional medical advice. However, even bunions that are not painful and bunions that are present in children should be evaluated. Orthotics and proper shoe gear may prevent or delay the progression of the bunion deformity by correction of the foot function (biomechanics).
Questions to Ask the Doctor
The following are important questions to ask the doctor:
Last Reviewed 11/17/2017
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