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How I Can Get Rid Of The Fugus Under My Nailsder My Toe
My daughter has a bad ingrown toe nail. Without going to the doctor, is there a way i can get rid of it?
Maybe.: If your ingrown nail is infected, you'll likely need antibiotics, and possibly a nail procedure. While waiting to see your doctor, soak the toe 10 min/day in luke warm water and epsom salts, use a small amount of topical antibiotic ointment, and cover with a bandaid. (occasionally this solves the problem without needing a procedure!). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection (ingrown nail), metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably surgery: Corns on the toes are as a result of contracture of the toe causing the shoe to rub against it. Hammertoe surgery is the only way to 'get rid of' the problem. There are treatments to accommodate this condition, but only surgery can correct it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery: Surgical treatment of hammertoes can vary depending on the surgeon, which toes are involved and severity of deformity. Many times wires are used that will stick out the end of the toe to maintain alignment after the toes are straightened. In our office these are removed around the 3 1/2 week mark. Usually y the patient will need to be in some type of surgical shoe or boot for 4-6 weeks. Dr. L. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Corns: Corns of your toes are usually a symptom of either an enlarged or malpositioned joint such as that seen with a hammertoe deformity. Shaving the corn only provides temporary relief. If the toe is bent or contracted correction of the toe with surgery to realign it straight is effective at eliminating the corn permanently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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