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Infected Toe After Toenail Removal
A Big Mosquito.: The idea of having an ingrown toenail removed will bring anxiety to most patients. Rest assured, your toe will be totally numb, although you may feel pressure, there should be no pain. In almost all cases the toe is anesthetized by what is called local anesthetic block. This introduction of fluid might cause some momentary discomfort as it is being injected. In a few seconds, the toe is numb. ...Read more
YES...but not much: Excising the ingrown nail is usually done under local anesthesia. The digital nerve is blocked with an injection of local anesthetic. The initial pinprick can be felt, but if the injection is done gently there's only a brief discomfort. Once the toe is numb, the nail can be removed. Once the numbness recedes, there can be some mild soreness. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Some ingrown toenail removal procedures are performed without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. Your physician may use a cold spray to minimize the discomfort from the injection. The discomfort experienced from the injection will depend on your pain tolerance and the presence and severity of the infection if present. Following the injection, the procedure should be painless. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
CRPS- L foot-infected toenail. Nail removed, nail bed not destroyed -still infected. Could dr/podiatrist treat nail bed now to get rid of infection?
Infected nail: Yes. It should rather straight forward to now treat the infection. in the interim soak in salt water and white vinegar. Three tablespoons each , warm water for 5-7minutesuntil you see the doctor ...Read more
Throbbing toenail groove a year after removal of ingrown toenail toenail was chemically removed why does pain persist even when you touch it?
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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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
Ingrown toe nail removed 2 months ago feel pain coming back. Can the tiny nail already beginning to become ingrown again?
Yes, but doubt: That the new nail would be causing the pain. ...Read more
I had an ingrown toenail removed great toe. 7 days post op left side of toe is red, shiny, v painful. I'm assuming infection w/abscess.. Treatment ?
Very minimal: You will feel a stick from the injection and some burning from the numbing medicine. After that the procedure is painless. After the numbing wears off, the area can be tender for the next couple of days which can be managed by tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?
What causes painful ingrown toenail after the nail has been removed months later callus was removed but still sore how come?
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. You may need to have surgical removal again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here is an: excellent and detailed description: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0615/p2547.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
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