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Posted by Diane on October 07, 2000 at 00:35:13:

In Reply to: Re: Bunion surgery on both feet posted by Kathy Claytor on October 01, 2000 at 15:31:31:

Thanks for the reply Kathy. Well I don't think I'm having osteotomies but will have screws
in both toes to hold in place. Did you have both feet done at once?
Diane

: I have had bunionectomies and osteotomies. The osteotomy is where they break the foot
: bone. If you are having osteotomies, you will probably regret having them at the same
: time. If you are just having bunionectomies without any bone breaking, it might not be so
: bad. I am not sure, as all my surgeries involved breaking bones.

: KC

: : I will be having bunion surgery in 2 weeks and have elected to have both feet done at one time. I've been putting it
: : off for years and now just want to get it over with all at once. What is your view on this? Sounds like I will be
: : somewhat incapacitated having both done at one time and in some kind of surgical boots 24 hrs a day. Forgot to
: : ask if I can take them off to bathe. Am I making a big mistake doing two at once?? Also I live alone but will have
: : some help part of the day. Thanks for your input!


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