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Moderate Sedation For Ingrown Toenail
Depends on severity: This would depend on the severity, how long it has been a problem, and if it is infected. If this is mild and only been bothering you a week may resolve with soaking your foot in warm water. If there is pus you may want to see a doctor. A podiatrist (foot doctor) and some family medicine doctors can remove part of or all the nail if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Temporary relief : Ingrown toenails can usually be through lifestyle and home remedies, such as 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can I take oral terbinafine for onychomycosis? I had taken 45 oral terbinafine.Now foot toenail skin are red & pain. It will cure?
Have it seen....: Redness and pain are signs of inflammation, and in some cases infection. If the skin is infected you will need an anti-biotic to stem the tide. It would be best to have the toe evaluated for possibility of being ingrown or cellulitis from the thickness of the nail. You might need a blood test before you begin taking anymore terbinafine. ...Read more
Had ingrown toenail surgery for part of the nail. they used phenol to prevent the nail from growing back. I am expericing a burning feeling, normal?
One mean ingrown.: Some ingrown toenails can be treated at home by simple soaking to soften the nail, followed by trimming the offending corner. But, there are ingrown toenails that are severe and should be treated by an experienced professional. Resolution can be accomplished in the office without much lifestyle change. ...Read more
Remove....: Or cut out portion of nail that is ingrown. Depending on severity this can be done with or without anesthesia. If an infection is present, antibiotics may be necessary. In recurrent situations there are procedures to prevent that portion of nail from regrowing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To take the pain away of the shot for an ingrown toenail is it better to ask for an oral sedative or a topical anesthetic?
Topical can help: Using a topical anesthetic cream such as Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) can help make the procedure more comfortable. One can put the cream on at home, about an hour before the procedure. Somebody else can do the driving to and from the doctor's office. Discuss such options with the doctor ahead of time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it realistic to ask doc for local anasthesia prior to removal of dressing 1 week post nail avulsion and biopsy?
CRPS- L foot-infected toenail. Nail removed, nail bed not destroyed -still infected. Could dr/podiatrist treat nail bed now to get rid of infection?
Infected nail: Yes. It should rather straight forward to now treat the infection. in the interim soak in salt water and white vinegar. Three tablespoons each , warm water for 5-7minutesuntil you see the doctor ...Read more
I'm suffering paronychia.4 times nail removed.taken antiboitic and cream.but no result.growing back nail prevent the infection.What to do?
Phenol: Ask your doctor to see if he/she applied phenol to prevent nail from growing back in problem area. ...Read more
I'm 29 year old woman what is the best treatment for toe nail fungus/fungal. Both big toe nail very discoloured & thin?
Topical or oral: Since it is only two nails, I would try a topical anti fungal medication daily. Your other option is to take an oral anti fungal medication once a day for three months. ...Read more
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