Bunions

A bunion is an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the base of your big toe. The joint may be swollen and tender. The toe may turn toward the second toe.

A bunionette or tailor's bunion is an enlargement of the joint at the base of the little toe.

Is it an emergency?

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