(HealthDay News) -- A bunion is a bump that forms on the joint at the base of the big toe. It can be quite painful, especially when you put on shoes or walk.
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The American Podiatric Medical Association suggests how to manage bunion pain:
- Apply a non-medicated, over-the-counter bunion pad.
- Make sure your shoes have deep, wide toe boxes.
- Apply an ice pack several times a day to relieve swelling and pain.
- Don't wear shoes with heels higher than 2 inches.
-- Diana Kohnle
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