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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Surgeon: Will determine if you need surgery, but no you do you do not need general anesthesia for toe surgery
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Dr. Denise Bogard
Specializes in Anti-Aging Medicine
No: An ankle or block in the digital area can be performed, you may want a little sedation but make sure the person doing the sedation is trained to do so ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Genkin
11 years experience Podiatry
Digital toe block: A digital toe block is performed with local anesthetic similar to what you get at a dentist office. Granulation tissue usually occurs on the side of ... Read More
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Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Foot Doctor...: Seems the big toe was injured at the time with Hematoma (blood clotting under that toe nail). With time and healing the nail and the surrounding area ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The first thing-: -is to see a hand surgeon now.the nail if lifted proximally and is acute,I have had luck in tucking it back into place. Secondly,you need to beware of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Nailbed: It takes 3-4 months for a finger nail to grow completely out. Up to a year for a toenail.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Infection present: He should be seen by your doctor or pay an er visit today because he has an infection that should be treated today before infection progresses.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes : Yes, you should go to an er. Good luck from nyc.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Cat scratch: Cat scratches can lead to infection called cat scratch disease which can have ocular / neurologic /bone complications. F/u/ w/ doc/ urgent care today ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Depends on what you mean by "dips." if you have little hollowed-out pits or craters, these could be part of a skin inflammation such as psoriasis.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Usually infection or inflammatory or injured
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Many possible: Reasons. A fungal infection is probably the most common. Visit a podiatrist if it occurs on the feet or dermatologist if on hands or feet.
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