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A 44-year-old member asked:

extreme ingrown toenails. can one surgery fix it permanently?

7 doctor answers13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Surgery could fix it. Go and see the specialist to take care of it.Thank you.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Yes: There are several surgical methods for repair of ingrown toenails.
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes most of the time: Most of the time, surgery will cure , if proper preventive precautionary measures are followed, including change shoes to wide toe box.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 35 years experience
IGTN: Yes if the germinal tissue or cells that grow the nail is removed or 'burnt' there is a great chance of permanent cure.
Dr. Albert Larocca
Podiatry 43 years experience
Yes: Permanent correction by a podiatrist works very well.
Dr. Raymond Stolarski
Podiatry 32 years experience
Ingrown toenail: Yes if properly done.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry 14 years experience
Generally: However, some practitioners will not perform a permanent matrixectomy (the procedure to correct ingrown toenails) if the toe is infected. Like any procedure, there is a risk of recurrence.

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