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How Does A Podiatrist Remove An Ingrown Toenail
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.?
Also called onychocryptosis, this condition occurs when 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
Does md remove ingrown toenails or should I just get a referral for a podiatrist for ingrown toe nail?
Ingrown toenail: First the toe is numbed and then a part of the nail is removed using specialized instruments to cut the nail back to the root. The size of the nail removal depends on how severe the infection and how large the skin fold are. Sometimes a part of the skin has to be removed also. After the nail is removed, antibiotic ointment and a bandage are applied. The recovery is very fast: 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
Why do I keep having pain on my nail when i had an ingrown toenail removed podatrist said it was callus build up had that removed but still sore why?
I got a temp. ingrown toenail removal done today. My podiatrist didn't say whether to wash it or not. Can I today?
It may hurt, but...: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. If you can't get it out on your own, a podiatrist can. Sometimes this can be done without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. If it is a chronic condition, there is a very successful surgery that can be done to permanently correct the problem. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Remove ingrown nail: Some ingrown nails can be removed with simple trimming of the ingrown portion. Most require surgical removal. A matrixectomy is also done sometimes as well for chronic ingrown nails, which kills where the nail grows and prevents future ingrown nails. The nail surgery is usually done in the office after anesthetizing the toe. After care involves soaking and antibiotic cream with a bandaid. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why do podiatrists dig in the nail when removing ingrown toenails and does that not cause more pain by digging in?
I Had an ingrown toenail so on friday my podiatrist took it out & put 4 stitches on my toe and i just noticed dried blood. ?
What will happen when i go to a podiatrist who operated on my ingrown toenail a few months ago toe still soar nail hasn't grown back just still soar?
I am going to see my podiatrist who operated on my ingrown toenail a few months ago because my nail is still soar what might happen to heel my nail?
Why won't my ingrown toe nail heal. 2 podiatrist said idk. No borders just burning sensation. No infection either?
Nail care...: Ingrown toenails can be remedied through soaking your foot in warm water, removal of embedded debris from the nail borders, and applying an antibiotic ointment to temporarily soften the corners. One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. If pain or redness continues get it looked at by a professional. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Commonly individual: see a podiatrist for this surgical procedure. Many physicians also perform this. ...Read more
I've got to get my ingrown toenail removed. Do they numb it, if so how, and does the procedure hurt?
Yes they should: Generally a very frequently performed procedure, non-painful and with great results. ...Read more
What are the chances that I have gangrene from getting an ingrown toenail removed? I got them removed about 2 weeks ago, and one isn't healing well
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