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How does a podiatrist remove an ingrown toenail

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Some basics: The cost/payment practices of various providers varies with the issues involved, type of procedure and local custom. Some providers & insurers loo... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Best to: Stay off it one day to elevate and wear a open shoe because it will have a bandage around it..
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
Podiatry 42 years experience
Back to work: Usually after removing a toenail it is advised that the patient stay off the foot, and elevate it, to prvent bleeding and throbbing. If you can eleva... Read More
Dr. Brandon Hawkins
Podiatry 20 years experience
Ingrown toenail: There are a few things you can do to help alleviate pain. These include icing the area and keeping it elevated after surgery. Also you will want to ta... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
Podiatry 13 years experience
Ingrown toenail: First the toe is numbed and then a part of the nail is removed using specialized instruments to cut the nail back to the root. The size of the nail r... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Time frame?: Depends on how long ago you had the surgery. Recovery can take longer than we like sometimes.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
You can call : And ask, if that's not possible, I'd wait till tomorrow as if you remove a freshly changed bandage it is possible the toe may start to bleed. So if yo... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 49 years experience
Remove the nail edge: The procedure is painless.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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One must remove: All granulation tissue or the problem will be more likely to recur.Ur toe should be completely numb during procedure
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zarko Kajgana
Podiatry 14 years experience
Podiatrist: This is specialist who can handle this via an in-office procedure.
A male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Expected: If no active bleeding or pus, no cause for concern
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Not unusual...: This is not common, but not unusual either. It depends on what type of procedure was done to kill the nail growth cells. You may just need a healing... Read More

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