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A 47-year-old member asked:

Can family physician remove an infected ingrown toe nail?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
DM Care, Wound Care, Surgeries 19 years experience
Yes: However, a podiatrist does this day and day out. I would highly recommend you see a podiatrist.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Why not ask them?: For the most part, i believe they will defer to a podiatrist. It is hard for a primary care doc to keep instruments for every type of scenerio. This is why we have specialists.
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 13 years experience
Yes.: Podiatrists do it more often, though, so if you're able to, see the specialist.

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