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What amount pain will I be in after ingrown toenail surgery?

What amount pain will I be in after ingrown toenail surgery?

Mild: Most people who have ingrown toenail procedure have very minimal post procedural pain. A NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) typically will help with post procedural pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Ingrown Toenail (Definition)

Onychocryptosis is the medical name for ingrown toe nail. The nail can be flat or curved and still be ingrown. The margin of the nail impinges into the flesh (nail fold) on either side of the nail or even the end of the nail. This can lead to violation of the skin (paronychia) and open you up to infections. These are painful and can easily be treated ...Read more


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How long after ingrown toenail surgery do I wait to exercise?

How long after ingrown toenail surgery do I wait to exercise?

Next day: After 3 hrs I am not thrilled with it but have had people go to karate etc. I prefer you wait 24 hrs. No lakes or rivers for a week or two. ...Read more

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I am going to have ingrown toenail surgery, does the shot hurts?

I am going to have ingrown toenail surgery, does the shot hurts?

Depends: On your pain tolerance, severity of problem, presence of infection, circulatory and neurological status as well as the technique of administration of the injection. Generally, if you relax as best you can, under most circumstances, the injection is not excessively painful. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had ingrown toenail surgery before but it came back what do I do?

What to do if I have had ingrown toenail surgery before but it came back what do I do?

Can reoccur: Ingrown toenails can re-occure if the nail is not trimmed properly. Go back to your doctor for re-evaluation to see if the ingrown nail needs re-excised. ...Read more

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Is ingrown toenail surgery painful?

Ingrown nails...: The surgical part of it will be painless if you are anesthetized properly. Getting an injection to numb up the toe isn't the most comfortable feeling, however it only lasts for a few seconds then the rest of the removal is pain-free. ...Read more

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How is ingrown toenail surgery done ?

How is  ingrown toenail surgery done ?

In office: In the office, under a local anesthetic, the edge of the nail is removed. This can be done so that the nail does not grow back if there is a recurrent problem. ...Read more

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Does ingrown toenail surgery usually hurt?

Does ingrown toenail surgery usually hurt?

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 more

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What recovery is like after ingrown toenail surgery?

The: Recovery usually takes two weeks. Most people can resume normal activity in one or two days. ...Read more

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What is the typical cost of an ingrown toenail surgery?

Varies: Costs vary by regions of the country. It should be between $250-$400. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenails (Definition)

Toenails are the hard coverings at the end of the toes. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. They function to protect the end of the toe and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good nail care is important to prevent ...Read more