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Dr. Jeffrey Lucido
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Surgical Removal Of A Fingernail Or Toenail (Overview)

Local anesthetic is administered to numb the toe, then a nail splitter is used to cut a portion of the nail. The nail section is removed and then a chemical applied to cauterized the tissue. This will stop the nail from growing back. An antiseptic and dressing is then applied.


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What is the definition or description of: surgical removal of a fingernail or toenail?

What is the definition or description of: surgical removal of a fingernail or toenail?

See below: Local anesthetic is administered to numb the toe, then a nail splitter is used to cut a portion of the nail. The nail section is removed and then a chemical applied to cauterized the tissue. This will stop the nail from growing back. An antiseptic and dressing is then applied. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Lucido
9 doctors shared insights

Surgical Removal Of A Fingernail Or Toenail (Overview)

Local anesthetic is administered to numb the toe, then a nail splitter is used to cut a portion of the nail. The nail section is removed and then a chemical applied to cauterized the tissue. This will stop the nail from growing back. An antiseptic and dressing is then applied.


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It's been one week since my foot surgery (midfoot fracture excision and curettage of cysts) and the top of my foot is still numb. Is this normal?

It's been one week since my foot surgery (midfoot fracture excision and curettage of cysts) and the top of my foot is still numb. Is this normal?

Of all the Nerve.: Being numb after one week is well within normal limits. Sometimes there is little or no numbness and other times, well. Give it some time to recover, say several months. ...Read more

Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Surgical removal of a fingernail or toenail (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Would a fingernail removal be considered a procedure or a surgery?

Would a fingernail removal be considered a procedure or a surgery?

Minor procedure: This typically requires an injectable anesthetic and is considered a minor procedure which is, for all intents and purposes, equivalent to a minor surgery but this does not require hospitalization and is commonly performed in an office exam room. ...Read more

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Surgical removal of a fingernail or toenail (Tip)

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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How Much Will Eye Surgery cost ? An what will Happen if I don't get eye surgery? For the fingernail removal ?

How Much Will Eye Surgery cost ? An what will Happen if I don't get eye surgery? For the fingernail removal ?

EYE SURGERY COST ETC: HAVE SEEN AN EYE SURGEON? DO YOU HAVE INSURANCE? IT SOUNDS AS IF YOU NEED TO SEE A DOCTOR VERY SOON. IF YOU DONT TAKE CARE OF IT RIGHT AWAY, IT WILL LEAD TO SEVERE COMPLICATIONS, INCLUDING BLINDNESS. PLEASE DO IT RIGHT AWAY! ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Surgical removal of a fingernail or toenail (Tip)

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

Fingernails (Definition)

Fingernails are the hard coverings at the end of fingertips. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. they function to protect the fingertip and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good hand hygiene and nail care is important to prevent bacterial ...Read more


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