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Removal...: ...Is the only permanent solution. Just the painful border can be removed, or the entire nail if necessary. After removal you can let the border grow out again, or your doctor can use a chemical to stop the nail from regrowing. If you're concerned, don't perform bathroom surgery on yourself. That can lead to an infected ingrown toenail, which could require antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a doctor.: I would not recommend removing your own toenail. If you've had a trauma to the nail or it's ingrown or infected, see a doctor: they can numb your toe and remove the nail in the office, in a controlled environment. I never recommend self-administered "bathroom surgery"! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends...: ...On the procedure. If just the border was taken out and no acid was used to burn the nail root, the nail will most often (about 95% of the time) grow back 1mm/month. If a chemical was used to permanently remove the nail, it should not grow back (very occasionally it does, but this is rare). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain, redness.: Redness and pain along the nail border, sometimes with drainage indicates an "ingrown toenail". 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take care of it.: 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 more
What to do if i had an ingrown nail and they cut the nail in half. And now its hurts out of nowehere and it kills any 1 know how it can heal fast and less painful?
Keep clean.: Follow the directions given to you by the doctor who removed the ingrown nail. Usually, those instructions consist of keeping it clean, and possibly using some antibiotic ointment and a bandaid to cover. Some physicians recommend daily soaking in warm water and epsom salts. Use an open toed shoe or sandal to keep pressure from the area until it heals. ...Read more
Depends...: ...On the procedure. If just the border was taken out and no acid was used to burn the nail root, the nail will most often (about 95% of the time) grow back 1mm/month. If a chemical was used to permanently remove the nail, it should not grow back (very occasionally it does, but this is rare). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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