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How do you get rid of ingrown toenails?

How do you get rid of ingrown toenails?

Minor surgery: It requires local anesthesia & then the piece of nail is removed & a chemical is used to cauterize tissue so the nail does not grow back.

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Ingrown Toenail (Definition)

Also called onychocryptosis, this condition occurs when the margin of the nail impinges into the flesh (nail fold) on either side of the nail or even the end of the nail. This can lead to violation of the skin (paronychia) and open you up to infections. These are painful and can easily be treated ...Read more


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Any advice on how to get rid of ingrown toenail?

See below: See a podiatrist so the ingrown can be removed permanently.

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How to get rid of ingrown toenail, with the least pain?

See a Podiatrist: I woulld recommend seeing a podiatrist. The procedure to remove an ingrown toenail is done everyday by a podiatrist. The procedure is usually painless and provides immediate relief. I would not recommend bathroom surgery to remove the ingrown toenail.

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What is best way to get rid of ingrown toenail without medical assistance?

What is best way to get rid of ingrown toenail without medical assistance?

See below: As long as there is no infection I would soak the toe in luke warm water with a mild liquid detergent. Dry the area and using a cuticle stick see if you can lift the piece of nail and pack a small piece of cotton under it. Apply some antiseptic and bandaid. You may be able to get the nail to grow out but monitor for any signs of infection.

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How can I get rid of ingrown toe nails? I have major problems with ingrown toenails, I clip them out only to have them back in a short period of time.

Ingrown nails: Many times, ingrown nails are actually caused by a deformity at the nail root or matrix. If you have had to remove them several times, chances are some type of surgical procedure would need to be done to stop the nail from growing at that border. It is a simple procedure and has very good outcomes.

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How can I get rid of an ingrown toenail?

How can I get rid of an ingrown toenail?

See a Podiatrist: I suggest you see a podiatrist. You will get relief and it is painless.

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How can I get rid of an ingrown toenail?

How can I get rid of an ingrown toenail?

Removal...: ...Is the only permanent solution. Just the painful border can be removed, or the entire nail if necessary. After removal you can let the border grow out again, or your doctor can use a chemical to stop the nail from regrowing. If you're concerned, don't perform bathroom surgery on yourself. That can lead to an infected ingrown toenail, which could require antibiotics.

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What should I do to get rid of an ingrown toenail?

What should I do to get rid of an ingrown toenail?

If it is acutely: Inflamed, you need to see a doctor for nail removal and maybe even antibiotics. If it is a chronic problem, you should start to use nail clipping techniques that avoid sharp edges that grow into surrounding skin. Your doctor can show you this technique at next visit.

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I need some tips on how to get rid of a ingrown toenail?

Ingrown: See your podiatrist for an evaluation. We take care of these on a daily basis and are the acknowledged experts.

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I've got an ingrown toenail and a couple weeks of go I cut off the piece of toenail out, but still have pain. Are they gonna get rid of the extra skin on the sides?

I've got an ingrown toenail and a couple weeks of go I cut off the piece of toenail out, but still have pain. Are they gonna get rid of the extra skin on the sides?

Please see your MD: Lot of things could be done 'by do it yourself' but not on human body, . Especially your own. You may be in-traducing potentially dangerous infections into you even lethal tetanus infection, please go and see you doctor or dpm.

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How do I get rid of an ingrown toenail on my pinky toe?

How do I get rid of an ingrown toenail on my pinky toe?

Ingrown toenail: Start soaking 3x/day and apply topical neosporin. If it does not improve in a few days then see your doctor

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How to get rid of a ingrown toenail without pain?

How to get rid of a ingrown toenail without pain?

Permanent treatment: The easiest way is to have what is called a partial matrixectomy. This is where the part of the nail that grows in is removed and the nail matrix (the tissue that produces the nail) is treated with a chemical to prevent regrowth. These procedures are rarely painful post-op. Some mild tenderness is usual but that subsides within a week in most cases.

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What will work to get rid of an ingrown toenail?

What will work to get rid of an ingrown toenail?

See a podiatrist: Ingrown toenails can be difficult to treat yourself. Many patients try to trim out the side, but usally are not able to get back far enough to get rid of the ingrown nail. A podiatrist can do a permanant correction where it will never grow back ingrown again.

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Please share how to get rid of an ingrown toenail?

Visit a podiatrist: "bathroom surgery" is not recommended as it often leads to infection. Visit a podiatrist who can perform this quick procedure under guidance of local anesthesia so you won't feel pain, will minimize risk of infection and can have this done permenantly.

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What is the best way to get rid of a ingrown toenail?

Soaking: You can try soaking your toe in a warm epsom salt solution to soften it. Make sure you clean and dry it well. In many cases that will help, but often you may need to get it treated by a podiatrist. What you should not do is try to cut it out yourself. Ingrown toenails are easily infected, so if you notice it red, swollen, or giving off a discharge you need to see a doctor.

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How to get rid of an ingrown toenail without losing the nail?

A portion of the nai: Needs to be removed. The entire nail does not need to be lost. Unless a permanent correction is performed on a nail border, any removed nail will grow back.

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Best way to get rid of infected ingrown toenails?

Best way to get rid of infected ingrown toenails?

Infected Ingrow toen: Best way is surgically remove the ingrowing toenail and cleanig the area to drain and coverage with appropriate antibiotics.

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How to get rid of an ingrown toenail without surgery?

How to get rid of an ingrown toenail without surgery?

It may hurt, but...: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. Soak to soften the area and try to get it free. If you can't get it out on your own, a podiatrist can. Sometimes this can be done without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. If it is a chronic condition, there is a very successful surgery that can be done to permanently correct the problem.

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Is there a way to get rid of a ingrown toenail that is infected?

Is there a way to get rid of a ingrown toenail that is infected?

Remove ingrown nail: If your toe is already infected, the ingrown portion of the nail must be removed from the skin. Some infections may be treated with soaks or with topical or oral antibiotics, but unless the ingrown nail is properly removed, the infection will continue. Your doctor can numb your toe and remove your ingrown nail in their office.

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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