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  • n. Plural form of bunion.

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Examples

  • The disturbing thing about bunions is that they are mostly self-inflicted.

    August 2006

  • They are bone deformities called bunions, hammer toes and bone spurs.

    Dr. Steve Rosenberg: Help... Is It a Shoe Problem or a Foot Problem?

  • There is no point in saying that we are not going to wear heels as much, but if you don't want to end up with angular toes (medically known as bunions) or trips to the foot doctor, then just put a little more thought into your feet before purchasing the next pair.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • One in five feet operations are to remove bunions, which is a structural deformity of the bones and the joint between the foot and big toe.

    India eNews

  • If they move around too much, we are not able to walk properly and it's only a matter of time before we develop ugly and painful foot conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis.

    Leora Tanenbaum: Take Off Those Flip-Flops! And 5 Other Essential Summer Shoe Tips

  • When worn on a regular basis, they cause serious foot deformities -- unsexy conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, and pinched nerves.

    Leora Tanenbaum: Our Stripper Shoes, Ourselves

  • Joe used to say, we must give a word of advice to both sexes; and ye who groan under the torments of corns, ( "bunions" is a nasty word, we always think of onions when we hear it,) attend to our dictum.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 357, June, 1845

  • Tight shoes pinch or even damage nerves and compound existing problems, such as bunions and hammertoes, which happen when toes buckle in cramped quarters and curl under.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • According to Dr. Carol Frey, an orthopedic surgeon in Manhattan Beach, Calif., 76% of American women suffer from foot deformities or afflictions such as bunions, hammertoes, pinched nerves, calluses and ingrown toenails as a result of wearing inappropriate shoes.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • While foot problems such as bunions, corns and dry, cracked skin affect many Americans on a daily basis, one particular ailment -- heel pain -- stands out among foot disorders, according to a new survey by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA).

    Health News from Medical News Today

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