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Toenail Removal Procedure
Puffiness/redness/burning sensation is back after big toenail removal on 3/25/15. Will I most likely have to have the toenail removal procedure again?
TO KNIFE A NAIL BED: Sounds like a repeat procedure may be coming, especially if there is some toe nail left. But in situations like these, patients have best results when doing warm water soak 3 times/day, otherwise ensure area is clean & dry, give it plenty of exposure to air, & daily bandage changes (youtube instructions on best bandaging, almost all videos with over 50k views are reliable) ...Read more
Part of myhas yellow/gold tint like fungus - red/puffy on tip/sides of toe - toenail has barely grown back 2 months post toenail removal procedure....
Nails don't: Grow so fast about a mm per month.... ...Read more
After the removal of my ingrown toenail via a pediatrist procedure how long should I wait before going into a lake to swim?
After Ingrown: It depends on how involved of your ingrown problem at the first place that would lead to procedure. Was there any infection? Is there still redness, swelling, bleeding or pain on that area? What kind of procedure you had complete or partial nail toenail removed? My suggestion is to get permission from your doctor before commit to any activity involve with getting the area compromised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having ingrown toenail removal at doctor tomorrow and have a very low pain tolerance. Anything i can do to help me not worry about the procedure?
Ask for: Emela and apply it an hour before. Will numb the skin so injection doesn't hurt as much. ...Read more
Not really: Though it occurs. I would recommend more frequent bandage changes if thre was an odor and to use something like betadine to clean the nail bed. The betadine is drying so it would cut down on the moisture which is probably aiding in that smell. ...Read more
What really happens when dead tissue is healed over the body when it comes to an imgrown toenail removal and is the process painful?
Ingrown toenail: This condition itself can cause discomfort. It is critical to remove the portion of the nail that is causing irritation and stimulating "proud flesh "(pyogenic tissue). The procedure is to remove the spicule of nail that is causing the problem under local anesthesia and do do so with the least disruption of the nail unit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes a recent study..: A recent study published by light age shows a high rate of success. Please refer to the effect of q-clear™ laser in the treatment of onychomycosis in vivo. This study can be found at the light age website. This study had 131 subjects. This study can be found by following this link http://lightage.Com/web/the-effect-of-q-clear-laser-in-the-treatment-of-onychomycosis-in-vivo/ . Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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