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how to get rid of an ingrown toenail infection

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See Podiatrist: While soaking may help a liitle, you need to see a podiatrist immediately. Ningrown portion of nail must be cut out and antibiotic probably necessary. ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: They will give you local anesthesia and remove it.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ingrown toenail: - warm soaks and better fitting footwear - antibiotics and analgesics - matricectomy and toenail surgery ( partial or complete )
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
44 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Ingrown toenails can be difficult to treat yourself. Many patients try to trim out the side, but usally are not able to get back far enough to get rid ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Podiatrist: to really remove see a Podiatrist.. He/She will show you how to trim your toe nails properly to aviod recurrence! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Ingrown toenail: Start soaking 3x/day and apply topical neosporin. If it does not improve in a few days then see your doctor
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Visit a podiatrist: "bathroom surgery" is not recommended as it often leads to infection. Visit a podiatrist who can perform this quick procedure under guidance of local ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See podiatrist: You don't lose the whole nail, the doctor only removes the ingrown portion.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
44 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Ingrown toenails can be difficult to treat yourself. Many patients try to trim out the side, but usally are not able to get back far enough to get rid ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
It may hurt, but...: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. Soak to soften the area and try to get it free. If you can't ge ... Read More
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