Painful enlargements of the joint of either the little toe (tailor's bunion) or the big toe.

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... A bunion is when your big toe points toward the second toe. This causes a bump on the inside edge of your toe. ...
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Toe Injuries and Disorders Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... The signs and symptoms of a bunion include: A bulging bump on the inside of the base of your big toe Swelling, redness or soreness around your big toe joint Thickening of the skin at the base of your ...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Bunions form when the normal balance of forces exerted on the joints and tendons of your feet are disrupted. This can lead to instability in the big toe joint (first metatarsophalangeal or MTP joint),...
Source: MayoClinic

Toe Injuries and Disorders Prevention

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Prevention
... To help prevent bunions, wear comfortable shoes that fit well: Be sure your shoes don''t cramp or irritate your toes. Choose shoes with a wide toe box — a half-inch of space between the tip of y...
Source: MayoClinic

Toe Injuries and Disorders Treatment

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Complications
... Bunions can develop at any time during childhood or adulthood and are permanent unless surgically removed. If the cushioning sac of fluid (bursa) over the affected joint becomes inflamed (bursitis), a...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Treatment options vary depending on the severity of your bunion and the amount of pain it causes you. Early treatment is best, to decrease your risk of developing joint deformities. Conservative treat...
Source: MayoClinic

Toe Injuries and Disorders Other

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Bunions—Much More Than a Cosmetic Nuisance
... For the past 20 years, avid walker Laura Greenwald has worn flat, square-toed shoes, not as a fashion statement, but as a necessity. Like many women, Greenwald suffers from painful bunions. She had lo...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... A bunion is an abnormal, bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe. Your big toe joint becomes enlarged, forcing the toe to crowd against your other toes. This puts pressure on you...
Source: MayoClinic