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After a ingrown toenail procedure the inside of one toe is numb

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramis Gheith
18 years experience Pain Management
Toe pain: Toe pain may be unrelated to a local infection and ma be arising from the spine. Complex neurological pain pathways exist which may account for your ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Go back to surgeon.: Ingrown toenails can be removed by several techniques. All involve either removing the nail root or cauterizing the root in some fashion. Removing the ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Reasonable thought.: That sounds like a reasonable explanation. The chronicity of the nail condition could cause congestion around the nerve endings. This could impede the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Call your doctor: While anesthesia can persist for hours after surgery, depending on what medication us used, numbness days later isn't typical. Anytime you have a conc ... Read More
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Dr. Carlos Rojas
11 years experience Podiatry
Nail: Paresthesia or numbness is not uncommon after local nerve blocks; permanent nerve damage it's unlikely from a simple nail avulsion. Sometimes inflamma ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
23 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown nail: unless it was really infected, probably not. maybe would make your toe numb.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ingrown toenail: An ingrown toenail can make your foot numb. I do ER and it is a procedure I will do. However, many primary providers will do the procedure and podia ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes they should: Generally a very frequently performed procedure, non-painful and with great results.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
23 years experience Podiatry
Typically not: Most ingrown procedures are performed in an office setting and gas is not typically available. An oral sedative can be given prior to your office p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Try soaking in warm soapy water and then use a cuticle stick to push the skin away from the nail. Try to put a small piece of cotton under the nail ed ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Vancil
37 years experience Podiatry
Yes it's ok: Between the nail service in itself, and the fact that this nail has fungal changes, both tend to loosen the nail plate from the nail bed. So the nail ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
"Oozing pus,": Oozing pus is a sign (along with swelling, warmth, discoloration) highly suggest an infectious process and warrants being seen by a doctor ASAP. An in ... Read More
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