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Which types of doctors fix ingrowing toenails?

Which types of doctors fix ingrowing toenails?

Podiatrists: Podiatrists take care of ingrown toenails, but I do know some dermatologists and family practioners that take care of them. ...Read more

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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


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What type of doctor shoule you see for toenail cancer?

What type of doctor shoule you see for toenail cancer?

Specialist: Either musculoskeletal oncologist or a dermatologist with oncology training..... ...Read more

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I'm looking for a doctor to remove my big toenails?

Podiatrist: I would recommend you look up podiatrists in your area to discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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My doctor removed my toenail and there is something white and hard but not hard like my toenail. What could it be?

My doctor removed my toenail and there is something white and hard but not hard like my toenail. What could it be?

New nail: Sometimes if the nail regrows it starts off somewhat soft. If the area that is white and hard is at the base of your toe then it is probably the new nail growing back. You will know in a few months for sure if it is the nail as it will grow out and look like your old nail. ...Read more

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I have a dark patch under my toenail. I was wondering if I needed to see a doctor about it? It has been there for about a month.

Discoloration: under the toenail that isn't going away should be looked at. It may be something as simple as bruising or fungus... however, I would still recommend seeing a Podiatrist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have slight in grown toenails. not getting better, not worse. ive been soaking it semi regularly. should.I go see an in person doctor?

Soaking is not a fix: Soaking them regularly is not the answer for permanent relief. Have a specialist in nail problems examine them and give you a better alternative. In all likelihood, the fix is much easier than you imagine. ...Read more

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I have had my little toenail removed by my doctor last week. How long will it take to grow back and when will i be able to leave it uncovered?

I have had my little toenail removed by my doctor last week. How long will it take to grow back and when will i be able to leave it uncovered?

Growing back: Nails grow very slowly approx. 2 mm per day. Slower than a snail's pace. 2nd you should talk with the doctor about his protocol for healing. Mine is when the nail bed is dry and no pain on direct palpation of little toe. ...Read more

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