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osteomyelitis caused term ingrown toenail

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Foucher
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: An ingrown toenail initially starts as an infection of the soft tissue, but if left untreated it can spread and penetrate into the bone and cause a bo ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Kugler
30 years experience Podiatry
Possibly: Is the bone infection close to the nail area? If so, then it may be associated. Mainly I have only seen an associated bone infection related to an in ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes.: Leaving an ingrown nail untreated could lead to the development of an abscess and possible underlying bone infection. Get it taken care of by a profe ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: You should see a doctor so that they can prescribe you some medications or treatment options that will help you.
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience Podiatry
See a Doctor: You can get a permanent nail removal and be checked for complications like a bone infection.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: This may be a superficial cellulitis (deep skin infection) that has not reached the bone. Your evaluation should help sort out this issue.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Unrelated.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Your doctor should be able to offer a pill to relax you and make the injections easier. You can't be made unconscious, but it should calm you enough t ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Es: As the ragged toenail grows out it gets caught in the skin and becomes ingrown.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience Podiatry
Chemical: They probably used either phenol or sodium hydroxide to kill the matrix (nail root) in the corner, preventing another ingrown toenail in the future. ... Read More
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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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
footwear/nail trim: Footwear that causes the toes to gather tightly will often trigger ingrown toenails, as can trimming the nails too short. The nail on the great toe sh ... Read More
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