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

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Dr. Hubert Lee
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Hubert Lee
Dr. Hubert Lee
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: The piece has to...

Come out of the skin. Only way

In brief: The piece has to...

Come out of the skin. Only way
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Dr. Richard Taddeo
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Dr. Diane Minich
see doctor to get it surgically treated.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Yes

See foot doc this is done under local anesthesia.

In brief: Yes

See foot doc this is done under local anesthesia.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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