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Infection After Toenail Removal
Many: Not typical to have infection but signs would be extreme reddness, a yellow discharge or even green. Swelling around the edge of the nail bed with redness or streaking up the toe or foot would be signs. Hot to touch would be indicative of infection too. If in doubt, see your pcp or surgeon. May need an antibiotic. May be doing fine and you just need some reassurance. Nail it down! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
What causes an ingrown toenail that has been removed after surgery to continue to be painful phenol was applied callus removed 10months post removal?
Ingrown nail painful: 10 months post removal can be due to few reasons. You may have regrowth of ingrown nail or you may have a matrix cyst formed in corner or slightly more nail may need to be removed to cure your problem. Either way return to your doctor for evaluation. ...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
Throbbing toenail groove a year after removal of ingrown toenail toenail was chemically removed why does pain persist even when you touch it?
Wound infection: I'm unclear on your question. If you believe that the wound is becoming infected you certainly should show it to the urologist who performed the surgery. ...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
Yes: Yes most of the time.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 ?
Throbbing toenail groove post 1 year surgery where phenol was applied no signs of regrowth callus was removed no infection still sore why?
New injury occurred!: Is the pain getting worse or has it gotten worse recently? Are you using narrow/pointed shoes? Seeing your surgeon would provide you with the answer you are looking for. An XR would be beneficial. Good Luck. ...Read more
Yes: The mild trauma associated with surgical removal will often cause temporary swelling in the area. ...Read more
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
Had an infected ingrown toenail.treated with antibiotics and infection started to clear. Had ingrown nail removed, next day puss is back. Is this ok?
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
Have it evaluated.: Ingrown toenails can be temporarily 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. Have it looked at by a professional as you may need to have the ingrown nail border removed and you may need antibiotics. You may benefit with having the border removed permanently. ...Read more
I have thrush after taking ampicillin for infection after surgical removal of a bladder tumor. Is this important?
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
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