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A 21-year-old female asked:

I recently went and got ingrown toenails removal surgery but now the bottom of my toe is still numb. how long will this last?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
numbness from anesthesia should have gone . If the area is still numb pl see your surgeon for cause for without exam no reason or treatment can be given
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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 44 years experience
You did not say how long ago the surgery was. Marcaine with epinephrine can cause numbness for15-24 hours. The nerve could have been irritated by the needle. Over a few days your symptoms should become “normal”. Light massage will help.
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Last updated Jun 20, 2022

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