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Care Of Toe After Nail Removal
2-6 weeks: Depends on how the nail was removed and whether it was a temporary or permanent removal. Usually a temporary removal will hel in a couple of weeks. A permanent chemical procedure can take 1-2 months. Discuss with your doctor what you may expect. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on severity: This would depend on the severity, how long it has been a problem, and if it is infected. If this is mild and only been bothering you a week may resolve with soaking your foot in warm water. If there is pus you may want to see a doctor. A podiatrist (foot doctor) and some family medicine doctors can remove part of or all the nail if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First confirm : That the doc did not perform a permenant procedure, second be p alient toenails grow approximately 1mm per month. It takes time for a nail to regrow. ...Read more
Healing times vary: Healing rates may vary from one patient to another depending on a variety of factors. Under normal circumstances, one should have significant decrease of pain and drainage after one week of the procedure. A delay in healing may result if a patient is immune compromised, individuals with poor circulation, diabetics, and people who do not follow through with the recommended post operative care. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Toenail is disconnected from root and lifting at cuticle, after ingrown infection. Will I need the rest of the nail removed or will it fall off?
It is: best to have the nail removed to allow growth of a healthy new nail HOWEVER this is the decision of a plastic (hand) specialist if you want the best result! My opinion only Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Possibly.: If you had permanent removal of the border, it shouldn't ever grow back. If you had the non-permanent procedure done, it should grow back normally over the course of the next year. Occasionally, though, the ingrown or infected nail was traumatized enough that it grows back thick, discolored, or not at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes most of the time.Get a more detailed answer ›
Big toe nail fungus and blood blister underside of toe. Saw a podiatrist, he clipped the excess toenail and the pain is now under the toe.
Had ingrown toenail surgery for part of the nail. they used phenol to prevent the nail from growing back. I am expericing a burning feeling, normal?
Bandaid and topical: The best treatment would be to get the wound assessed by a doctor. With that said if the there are no lacerations in the nail bed and the rest of the nail is attached firmly, no treatment would be necessary except for maybe a bandaid with topical antibiotic cream for a few days. If the nail is loose it may need to be taken off by a doctor or it may fall off on its own soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here is an: excellent and detailed description: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0615/p2547.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
My toenail had a spit in the center of the nail bed. upon removing nail polish it is a green stain on the nail. Please help! Thank you!
See below: Give it time to heal and grow out. ...Read more
Shoes,long toes: is your shoe probably too short. You could have a long toe. The darkened toe could be due to repetitive trauma see a specialist ...Read more
Puffiness/redness/burning sensation is back after big toenail removal on 3/25/15. Will I most likely have to have the toenail removal procedure again?
TO KNIFE A NAIL BED: Sounds like a repeat procedure may be coming, especially if there is some toe nail left. But in situations like these, patients have best results when doing warm water soak 3 times/day, otherwise ensure area is clean & dry, give it plenty of exposure to air, & daily bandage changes (youtube instructions on best bandaging, almost all videos with over 50k views are reliable) ...Read more
Normal still bleeding/fluid discharge from toenail area 4 weeks after partial nail (ingrown from injury) removal. Toe is tender, red and swollen.
Toenail pain: Four weeks after a partial toenail removal most patients will not be having any pain. Most will not have swelling or redness in the area either. If a patient has a lower immune system (Diabetic, etc), their healing rate will be much longer. Check with the doc who removed the toenail and if your questions aren't answered don't be afraid to get a 2nd opinion! Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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