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Does your toe tingle after an ingrown nail removal?

Does your toe tingle after an ingrown nail removal?

Yes : Different reason, the anesthesia that is injected for the surgical treatment last 5-7hours to wear out. Another reason is that the swelling related to the ingrown nail can press cutaneous nerve causing tingling sensation. ...Read more

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Ingrown toe nail removal: how long will you be off work?

Ingrown toe nail removal: how long will you be off work?

Depends on severity: And treatment performed. Often you can return to work immediately, depending on what type of work activity you do. Sometimes may require a day or 2 off. ...Read more

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Normal still bleeding/fluid discharge from toenail area 4 weeks after partial nail (ingrown from injury) removal. Toe is tender, red and swollen.

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 more

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How to Remove Gauze That Sticks to Wounds? I have been trying this for 15 hrs but not out yet. Ingrown toe nail surgrey. Paining while removal.

How to Remove Gauze That Sticks to Wounds? I have been trying this for 15 hrs but not out yet. Ingrown toe nail surgrey.
Paining while removal.

Sometimes: soaking the wound can help to soften connection between gauze and skin, so that it can be teased away. Take care. ...Read more

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I have ingrown toenail that requires removal but i cant wear comfortable or casual shoe at my work at all .. What's other solution for ingrown nails?

I have ingrown toenail that requires removal but i cant wear comfortable or casual shoe at my work at all .. What's other solution for ingrown nails?

Who says you can't..: If just the sides are involved, there should be reason that the border(s) can't be removed and you can return to work the next day. I have done this procedure on hundreds of patients who were able to play football, basketball and just about any activity except toe dancing. Search around for a specialist capable of this very simple office based procedure. Thank you for trusting Healthtap. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the skin remold around the toe after a removal of an ingrown toe nail?

How long does it take for the skin remold around the toe after a removal of an ingrown toe nail?

2-6 weeks: Depends on how the nail was removed and whether it was a temporary or permanent removal. Usually a temporary removal will hel in a couple of weeks. A permanent chemical procedure can take 1-2 months. Discuss with your doctor what you may expect. Dr l. ...Read more

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Several ingrown toenail removal surgeries on same big toe. Very tiny nail left - really ugly and embarassing. Are there fake toenails?

Several ingrown toenail removal surgeries on same big toe. Very tiny nail left - really ugly and embarassing. Are there fake toenails?

Yes: Many have total removal of nail and replace it with fake nails. Places where pedicures are done do it and some podiatrists do it as well. ...Read more

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had an ingrown toenail removal a few weeks ago, where half of my nail was removed. There seems to be a small white tender blister on nailbed.

 had an ingrown toenail removal a few weeks ago, where half of my nail was removed. There seems to be a small white tender blister on nailbed.

Was the nail : Removal use in conjunction with phenol? For a permanent nail avulsion? If so, that would cause or show a white blister or area from the use of the chemical. ...Read more

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I have an ingrown nail, what to do?

I have an ingrown nail, what to do?

Painful nail: If you are suffering from an ingrown nail, start to soak it in warm water with one tablespoon of salt and add a tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide. Soak for twenty minutes. Afterwards apply a topical antibiotic. If this dies not help, go see a foot doctor. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have an ingrown nail?

How to tell if I have an ingrown nail?

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 more

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