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What amount pain will I be in after ingrown toenail surgery?

What amount pain will I be in after ingrown toenail surgery?

Mild: Most people who have ingrown toenail procedure have very minimal post procedural pain. A NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) typically will help with post procedural pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Ingrown Toenail (Definition)

Onychocryptosis is the medical name for ingrown toe nail. The nail can be flat or curved and still be ingrown. The margin of the nail impinges into the flesh (nail fold) on either side of the nail or even the end of the nail. This can lead to violation of the skin (paronychia) and open you up to infections. These are painful and can easily be treated ...Read more


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How long after ingrown toenail surgery do I wait to exercise?

How long after ingrown toenail surgery do I wait to exercise?

Next day: After 3 hrs I am not thrilled with it but have had people go to karate etc. I prefer you wait 24 hrs. No lakes or rivers for a week or two. ...Read more

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What recovery is like after ingrown toenail surgery?

What recovery is like after ingrown toenail surgery?

The: Recovery usually takes two weeks. Most people can resume normal activity in one or two days. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to recover after ingrown toenail surgery..?

Depends on the : Procedure. Was it done with a chemical? Do you have sutures? Here are different procedures. Usually anywhere from 1-3 weeks. One is allowed to walk though same day... ...Read more

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My nails haven't grown back after ingrown toenail surgery. Is this normal? Should I be concerned?

My nails haven't grown back after ingrown toenail surgery. Is this normal? Should I be concerned?

Talk to you doctor: Chances are the doctor used a chemical to stop the growth of the nail. ...Read more

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Nails hasn't grown back after ingrown toenail surgery, what to do?

Nails hasn't grown back after ingrown toenail surgery, what to do?

Depending on the : Time frame it may never grow back......nail grows approximately 1mm per month so if its been a few months and you don't see any nail chances are it is not coming back. This is why all surgery carries risk. ...Read more

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If my nail still hurts 4 months after ingrown toenail surgery would you recommend having a total nail alvusion for the pain to stop?

If my nail still hurts 4 months after ingrown toenail surgery would you recommend having a total nail alvusion for the pain to stop?

Have it looked at.: You may still have a piece of nail in the corner or a recurrence of the problem. You may want to have a permanent procedure to remove the recurrent ingrown toenail. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dizzy and nausea a day after ingrown toenail surgery?

Dizzy and nausea a day after ingrown toenail surgery?

Pain meds?: I would recommend getting evaluated. Likely it is from pain medication. If any chest pain or shortness of breath please go to the emergency room and call 911 ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenails (Definition)

Toenails are the hard coverings at the end of the toes. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. They function to protect the end of the toe and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good nail care is important to prevent ...Read more