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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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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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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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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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The skin on the tip of my big toe is darkening, I've had an ingrown toe nail but that was about 1-2 years ago and healed since then, or so I thought.

The skin on the tip of my big toe is darkening, I've had an ingrown toe nail but that was about 1-2 years ago and healed since then, or so I thought.

Ingrown nail: This sounds indeed like your nail may me in grown again. See your doctor to talk about permanently removing all or a portion of the nail if this is reoccurring problem. Also, make sure your shoes are the correct width, too narrow shoes are a common cause of ingrown nails. ...Read more

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Had a bad ingrown nail on my big toe, got a pedi.. Now my big toe is swelling, painful, and i think I have pus coming out from were the skin. Pls help?

Had a bad ingrown nail on my big toe, got a pedi.. Now my big toe is swelling, painful, and i think I have pus coming out from were the skin. Pls help?

Paronychia: You need to see a podiatrist and have the ingrown nail removed. As long as the nail is impinging on the skin the infection will persist. Antibiotics alone will not work. You need a procedure called a partial nail avulsion. The procedure consists of removing the ingrown nail all the way to the matrix (where the nail is produced) and allowing the nail to grow back correctly. ...Read more

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I have ingrown toe nails. The tip of the big toe is very painful and the skin is white. I have fungus too. I soak them inepsom salt and triple antibiotic. Recommendations?

I have ingrown toe nails. The tip of the big toe is very painful and the skin is white. I have fungus too. I soak them inepsom salt and triple antibiotic. Recommendations?

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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Did my ingrown toenail develop into a skin abscess? I've always had irritation from ingrown toenails. Lately, I have even more redness and swelling on my toe near the nail. I clipped the nail several days ago there is still swelling. I actually went to my

Did my ingrown toenail develop into a skin abscess? I've always had irritation from ingrown toenails. Lately, I have even more redness and swelling on my toe near the nail. I clipped the nail several days ago there is still swelling. I actually went to my

Yes: This probably developed into an abscess. You will need to go to your podiatrist to get this taken care of. This is very routine and will be done in the office. They will numb your toe and remove the side of the nail and clean out the infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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Did my ingrown toenail develop into a skin abscess? I've always had irritation from ingrown toenails. Lately, I have even more redness and swelling on my toe near the nail. I clipped the nail several days ago there is still swelling. I actually went to my

Did my ingrown toenail develop into a skin abscess? I've always had irritation from ingrown toenails. Lately, I have even more redness and swelling on my toe near the nail. I clipped the nail several days ago there is still swelling. I actually went to my

Probably: The nail is considered dirty. If it actually breaks the skin you usually get an infection. This can become an abscess if not treated. There may also be a spicule present under the skin that you can not see or get to. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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