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To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more


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My toenail matrix is painful after a year surgery does more matrix nail need to be removed ?

My toenail matrix is painful after a year surgery does more matrix nail need to be removed ?

Hard to say without: an exam. your best bet is to go back and see your surgeon and ask his/her opinion, about what to do. ...Read more

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The groove of my toenail is throbbing any reason why I had surgery a year ago there's no growth of another nail phenol was applied removed callus?

The groove of my toenail is throbbing any reason why I had surgery a year ago there's no growth of another nail phenol was applied removed callus?

Phenol: ...can kill the nail matrix from which the nail grows, so might explain lack of nail. If swelling with pain, may be due to abnormal healing, and will need seen by the Dr who did the procedure or a Podiatrist to determine problem. ...Read more

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I just got done getting my ingrown toenail removed. after the surgery my toe has gotten really red,swollen and black crust over were he cut the nail?

I just got done getting my ingrown toenail removed. after the surgery my toe has gotten really red,swollen and black crust over were he cut the nail?

Infection, spicule..: There are several methods to remove and fix and ingrown toenail. Although immediate post operative problems are rare, they can still occur. You need to follow the surgeons post nail surgery instructions, if any were given. If not call the surgeon immediately. If all this is impossible, then go to the E.R. for assessment of the wound, either by the E.R. physician or the on call foot surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does the recovery from "pincer nail" surgery take?

How long does the recovery from "pincer nail" surgery take?

Healing times vary: Healing rates may vary from one patient to another depending on a variety of factors. Under normal circumstances, one should have significant decrease of pain and drainage after one to two weeks of the procedure. A delay in healing may result if a patient is immune compromised, individuals with poor circulation, diabetics, and people who do not follow through with the recommended post op care. ...Read more

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How to change dressings after toe nail surgery?

How to change dressings after toe nail surgery?

Ask your doctor.: Who did the surgery? Call the office and ask for post-operative instructions. ...Read more