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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > 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.
Current as of: July 1, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Gavin W.G. Chalmers DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
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