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Doctor insights on: Will I Miss A Lot Of Work If I Have A Diseased Toenail Surgically Removed

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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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On average, how many days will i miss work after lithrotripsy surgery?

On average, how many days will i miss work after lithrotripsy surgery?

Only day of ESWL: You certainly can return to work the next day unless you get impacted stone fragments in the ureter. So called steinstrasse. This can cause kidney pain/colic requiring pain meds. Some urologists temporarily leave s stent in place if they anticipate steinstrasse if large vaolume of stone has been pulverised. On other hand, sometimes possible to have eswl in pm so u can work in am(with nil by mouth). ...Read more

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When having a recent us she pushed a lot of buttons&took roughly 15 min doing a pelvic &preg(to see if anything was missed in surgical abortion)worry?

When having a recent us she pushed a lot of buttons&took roughly 15 min doing a pelvic &preg(to see if anything was missed in surgical abortion)worry?

Talk to your doctor : Your doctor can review the ultrasound findings with you. 15 min is actually a very normal ultrasound length, and we always push lots of buttons to get the best pictures we can. ...Read more

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My podiatrist is cutting out the entire side of my big toenail, how long will I miss work?

My podiatrist is cutting out the entire side of my big toenail, how long will I miss work?

Minimal recovery: Ingrown nail removal is a very routine procedure. Depending on whether it is a temporary or permanent procedure determines the length of the recovery.Regardless of that the procedure is generally painless, other than the injection to numb the toe and has minimal pain afterwards. It is rare for a patient to need anything more thantylenol or ibuprofen, if anything afterwards. You probably won't wan ...Read more

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My toenail matrix is painful after a year surgery does more matrix nail need to be removed ?

My toenail matrix is painful after a year surgery does more matrix nail need to be removed ?

Hard to say without: an exam. your best bet is to go back and see your surgeon and ask his/her opinion, about what to do. ...Read more

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Pain on ingrown toenail site after surgery a few months later callus was removed but still painful why is this?

Pain on ingrown toenail site after surgery a few months later callus was removed but still painful why is this?

Have it looked at.: You may still have a piece of nail in the corner or a recurrence of the problem. You may want to have a permanent procedure to remove the recurrent ingrown toenail. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the process of getting your tonsils and adenoids removed for a 3 year old. Would she have to miss daycare after the surgery?How long?

What is the process of getting your tonsils and adenoids removed for a 3 year old. Would she have to miss daycare after the surgery?How long?

Depends: Generally 1 week, if there are no complications and she is drinking and eating well. Most complications, such as bleeding and infection should be low risk by that time. I hope she does well. All the best. ...Read more

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What causes an ingrown toenail that has been removed after surgery to continue to be painful phenol was applied callus removed 10months post removal?

What causes an ingrown toenail that has been removed after surgery to continue to be painful phenol was applied callus removed 10months post removal?

Ingrown nail painful: 10 months post removal can be due to few reasons. You may have regrowth of ingrown nail or you may have a matrix cyst formed in corner or slightly more nail may need to be removed to cure your problem. Either way return to your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more