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I just had two toenails removed, what's the best way to prevent infection?
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In brief: Keep it clean
Follow the instructions the dr. Gave you.

In brief: Keep it clean
Follow the instructions the dr. Gave you.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Garrett Caldwell
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Keep Clean
The best thing to do is to keep the area clean.
Putting some neosporin and a bandaid on should help if a bandage is not already on from the physician. Change the bandage around twice a day. Avoid tight fitting shoes as well. http://www.drugs.com/cg/toenail-fingernail-removal-aftercare-instructions.html.

In brief: Keep Clean
The best thing to do is to keep the area clean.
Putting some neosporin and a bandaid on should help if a bandage is not already on from the physician. Change the bandage around twice a day. Avoid tight fitting shoes as well. http://www.drugs.com/cg/toenail-fingernail-removal-aftercare-instructions.html.
Garrett Caldwell
Garrett Caldwell
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nail
Clean with sterile water twice a day.
This will scub and remove crust which can be a nidus for bacteria infection. Keep it covered while still oozing.

In brief: Nail
Clean with sterile water twice a day.
This will scub and remove crust which can be a nidus for bacteria infection. Keep it covered while still oozing.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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