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When to Consult a Doctor About Bunions

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A bunion is a deformity of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe. As a bunion develops, the first metatarsal bone of the foot turns outward and the big toe points inward. Eventually, the fluid-filled sac that surrounds the joint becomes inflamed. This causes the joint to become painful and stiff.