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Do I have to go to surgery if I want an ingrown toe nail removed?

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In brief: Yes

Ingrown toenails are usually removed in the doctors office with local anesthesia.

In brief: Yes

Ingrown toenails are usually removed in the doctors office with local anesthesia.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually

Removing a toenail is a surgical procedure but is usually done in the doctors office under local anesthetic.

In brief: Usually

Removing a toenail is a surgical procedure but is usually done in the doctors office under local anesthetic.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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In brief: Ingrown nail

To remove an ingrown nail implies surgical removal.
There is no other way

In brief: Ingrown nail

To remove an ingrown nail implies surgical removal.
There is no other way
Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Removal is a surgery

The removal of an ingrown toenail is a surgical procedure.
Depending on the doctor and where he has equipment set up, the surgical removal of a toenail can be done in a doctor's properly equipped office, in an emergency room, in a day surgery center, in a hospital, etc...

In brief: Removal is a surgery

The removal of an ingrown toenail is a surgical procedure.
Depending on the doctor and where he has equipment set up, the surgical removal of a toenail can be done in a doctor's properly equipped office, in an emergency room, in a day surgery center, in a hospital, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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