(HealthDay News) -- A bunion is a bone-like bump that forms at the base of the big toe, says Mayo Clinic.
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It may form when the big toe pushes against the next toe, forcing the joint of the big toe to stick out.
Mayo Clinic mentions treatment options for bunions:
- Changing shoes.
- Using padding, tape or a splint.
- Applying ice.
- Using shoe inserts.
- Taking medication.
If non-surgical treatment doesn't provide relief, surgery may be required.
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