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A 41-year-old member asked:

How long should i leave the gauze on toe after hangnail removal?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
I am surprised: Your doctor did not give you any post op instructions. It really varies. With some patients i allow them to perform daily dressing changes the following day after the procedure and with others i just let them leave it on for a week until i see them back. It has to do with the comfort level of the patient. Just call your doc and ask what they wanted you to do.
Last updated Apr 15, 2019

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