A 16-year-old female asked:
I'm getting an ingrown tonail removed its on the side of my big toe so i won't have to get my whole nail removed. how bad does it hurt?
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Dr. David Tobinanswered
Podiatry 40 years experience
Little bit: The only part of the procedure tat hurts is the shot to numb your toe. Feels like a sting for about 10 seconds. But the relief of getting rid of the ingrown nail is wonderful.
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