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Ingrown nail surgery

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Tender: Well my personal experience is that it hurts during the anesthetic injection, but thereafter, there is mild discomfort for several days. Your activiti ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown nail: Generally there is very little pain . Usually just tylenol (acetaminophen). There is very little restriction of activities unless you work out a lot ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Smith
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes.....: Your Primary Care Dr can coordinate with the approval of the Anesthesiologist to give you some Ativan, (lorazepam) or something similar with just a si ... Read More
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Conscious sedation : is delivered by IV, often with a "shot" 1st for patients with > than average anxiety. If doctor puts "numbing cream" on your skin under an occlusi ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
It's not the needle.: I have performed nail surgery on thousands of patients and cannot remember any one of them telling me that they loved injections. All displayed anxiet ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuc Dang
Dr. Chuc Dang answered
35 years experience Podiatry
Recurrent ingrown ?: If the part above the toenail is inflamed and hurts, you may have a recurrent ingrown nail or an infection, so as a precaution, take an appropriate or ... Read More
Dr. Narmo Ortiz
27 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown toenail: If, after the ingrown toenail was removed, a chemical agent (usually phenol) was added to prevent the recurrence of the ingrown, it is possible that y ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Inflamed: This is usually related to the phenol used , but can be necrotic debris , too. It is always best to see your surgeon for assistance.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Glazer
20 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown toenail : I would avoid the nail polish until your doctor sees you back and clears you for such things. Also, as an aside, hydrogen peroxide can be quite causti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Give it time to heal and grow out.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
25 years experience General Surgery
Possible solution: I would recommend seeing a doctor for this problem. Many times a surgery is not necessary. You can try putting cotton underneath the nail to lift the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
5 minutes: Very quick procedure.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Talk to you doctor: Chances are the doctor used a chemical to stop the growth of the nail.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Ingrown toenails can be caused by trauma, tight shoes, tight socks, incorrect cutting of the nail. The best treatment is surgical removal of the ingr ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Relax.: A granuloma formation, although not common, is not t so unusual that you should be too concerned. You should return to the surgeon to have it resolved ... Read More

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