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Re: ingrown Toenail: If you are diabetic, make and appointment to see a healthcare professional immediately. Be alert for signs of infection including redness swelling and drainage (fluid or pus). A portion or the entire nail may need to be removed by the doctor (under local anesthesia in a clean/aseptic environment of course). Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I have recurring ingrown toenails on my big toe. Did shoes cause this? My pedicurist removes the edge but it always returns. The nail is also thicker?
Aggrevate probably: Chronic ingrown toenails usually will require surgical correction if they persist. This can be performed in the office under local and usually without much, if any, down time. Have you podiatrist evaluate you problem and discuss options. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have an appt with podiatrist. If she removes ingrown toenail, can I go straight to work afterword? Will i need to wear open-toed shoes, etc.?
I have had ingrown toenails on both big toes for 6 months now. Really getting painful. What is te best way to remove ingrown toenails?
In Office Procedure: This is usually taken care via an in office procedure. The affected toe is numbed with a local anesthetic and the offending border removed. If the condition permits or requires a permanent correction can be performed via ablation of the cells that produce the nail. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ingrown Toenails: An ingrown toenail is usually caused by a nail deformity. Most individuals who have pain from an ingrown toenail try to clip it out themselves. When that happens they cause a sharp piece of nail called a spicule to develop and the spicule pierces the skin along the nail edge. That becomes very painful and sometimes becomes infected. Visit a podiatrist for the proper treatment for this problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Removal...: ...Is the only permanent solution. Just the painful border can be removed, or the entire nail if necessary. After removal you can let the border grow out again, or your doctor can use a chemical to stop the nail from regrowing. If you're concerned, don't perform bathroom surgery on yourself. That can lead to an infected ingrown toenail, which could require antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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