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How do bunions feel?

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There's often swelling, redness, unusual tenderness, and/or pain at the base of the big toe and in the ball of the foot. Eventually, the area becomes shiny and warm to the touch.

SOURCES: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center College of Medicine. National Health Services (NHS) Direct. PubMed Health: "Bunions."


Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on May 10, 2019

SOURCES: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center College of Medicine. National Health Services (NHS) Direct. PubMed Health: "Bunions."


Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on May 10, 2019

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