A bunion can be due to: genetics, biomechanical abnormalities or even tight fitting shoes. Bunions can occur at any time in your life. Once the bunion develops, it will gradually increase in size overtime and eventually become painful.Symptoms:
Pain and redness at the bump. Difficulty fitting into shoes. Pain with motion at the great toe joint. Diagnosis:
The diagnosis can be made by physical and visual examination. X-rays need to be taken to determine the severity of the bunion deformity.