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Old 12-07-2004, 01:47 PM   #1
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Surgery for Mortons Neuroma

I have surgery scheduled for Mortons Neuroma. I do have a good doctor/surgeon I am just worried he will cut on my foot and there wont be anything there. I have tried three cortisone shots to know avail. I have some of the syptoms but not all of the symptoms of Mortons Neuroma. I think I am just getting scared. I opted out of having the shots to kill the nerve because the pain involved and what if it didn't work. Any suggestions or ideas for me? Thanks! You can email me at[ please carefully review the posting rules - no emails ]

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Old 12-07-2004, 05:50 PM   #2
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Re: Surgery for Mortons Neuroma

Did you have a diagnostic ultrasound to image the nerve? That would show the neuroma.

 
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Old 12-21-2004, 06:48 AM   #3
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Re: Surgery for Mortons Neuroma

I too have a neuroma,I opted for the alcohol injuections, and sorry to say they did not work for me. I am trying everything to avoid surgery, I have heard sometimes it grows back as a stup which can be more painful . I am doing accupuncture and so far I think it is helping . I am so tried of trying to find shoes that I can wear, my shoes now consist of clogs...oh, well anything to be pain free. Good luck in your choice or treatment.

 
Old 12-22-2004, 07:11 AM   #4
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Re: Surgery for Mortons Neuroma

Well I had my surgery and am on the way of recovery. I had a set back but now everything seems to be okay it will be a week tomorrow since I had it done. I am still having some pain. My surgeon tucked the nerve into my muscle to help keep a stump neuroma from forming. Him and his wife are so great. I am lucky to have a real good and caring doctor. I would do it again if I ever half to but to be honest I hope I don't. It wasn't as bad as everyone thought it would be. Yeah my toes are hurting some and my foot is swelling off and on but after everything is healed all up I think I will be okay.

 
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