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Toe Pain After Ingrown Toenail Removal
YES...but not much: Excising the ingrown nail is usually done under local anesthesia. The digital nerve is blocked with an injection of local anesthetic. The initial pinprick can be felt, but if the injection is done gently there's only a brief discomfort. Once the toe is numb, the nail can be removed. Once the numbness recedes, there can be some mild soreness. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Some ingrown toenail removal procedures are performed without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. Your physician may use a cold spray to minimize the discomfort from the injection. The discomfort experienced from the injection will depend on your pain tolerance and the presence and severity of the infection if present. Following the injection, the procedure should be painless. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A Big Mosquito.: The idea of having an ingrown toenail removed will bring anxiety to most patients. Rest assured, your toe will be totally numb, although you may feel pressure, there should be no pain. In almost all cases the toe is anesthetized by what is called local anesthetic block. This introduction of fluid might cause some momentary discomfort as it is being injected. In a few seconds, the toe is numb. ...Read more
First confirm : That the doc did not perform a permenant procedure, second be p alient toenails grow approximately 1mm per month. It takes time for a nail to regrow. ...Read more
Throbbing toenail groove a year after removal of ingrown toenail toenail was chemically removed why does pain persist even when you touch it?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Normal still bleeding/fluid discharge from toenail area 4 weeks after partial nail (ingrown from injury) removal. Toe is tender, red and swollen.
Toenail pain: Four weeks after a partial toenail removal most patients will not be having any pain. Most will not have swelling or redness in the area either. If a patient has a lower immune system (Diabetic, etc), their healing rate will be much longer. Check with the doc who removed the toenail and if your questions aren't answered don't be afraid to get a 2nd opinion! Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toe will be numb: Before the ingrown nail procedure, your doctor will numb your toe with an anesthetic. This is done using a needle so there might be a brief moment of discomfort. Once your toe is numb, you will not feel anything sharp or painful for the rest of the procedure. This numbness will last around 6-8 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an ingrown toenail removed great toe. 7 days post op left side of toe is red, shiny, v painful. I'm assuming infection w/abscess.. Treatment ?
Possibly.: If you had permanent removal of the border, it shouldn't ever grow back. If you had the non-permanent procedure done, it should grow back normally over the course of the next year. Occasionally, though, the ingrown or infected nail was traumatized enough that it grows back thick, discolored, or not at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Re: ingrown Toenail: If you are diabetic, make and appointment to see a healthcare professional immediately. Be alert for signs of infection including redness swelling and drainage (fluid or pus). A portion or the entire nail may need to be removed by the doctor (under local anesthesia in a clean/aseptic environment of course). Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ingrown toe nail removed 2 months ago feel pain coming back. Can the tiny nail already beginning to become ingrown again?
Yes, but doubt: That the new nail would be causing the pain. ...Read more
Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?
I'm feeling pain underneath my toenail callus was removed by a podaitrist on the site where i had an ingrown nail removed but still sore underneath?
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