Does getting an ingrown toenail removed hurt?

Slightly. The injection of xylocaine (lidocaine) to numb the area will sting a bit, but the rest of the procedure should cause no pain.
Thing that hurts. Most is injection to numb it. I have never given pain meds for this procedure.

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Can it hurt to get an ingrown toenail removed?

Hmm no. After the initial pain from needle stic to numb you up, the entire surgery is painless.Yip. Read more...
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. The pain is minimal afterward. Read more...

I had an ingrown toenail 4 years ago and was surgically removed. Now it hurts in the same area where it was. Could the ingrown toenail be back?

Yes recurrence. See your DPM most likely it is a recurrence . Read more...
Recurrence/ingrown. YES! Seek Podiatrist examination and possible more aggressive operation with the use of phenol drops. I had the same issuer a few years ago and the POD re excised area and added phenol drop to destroy the area of the nail matrix - result PERFECT>>>> Read more...

Could I have help with sore ingrown toenails. I'm not sure whether to get them surgically removed but am scared it will be very painful. Is it and any advice?

Ingrown toenails. If you have sore ingrown toes that are continuously bothering you, go to a podiatrist and be evaluated for the procedure. Your toes will be anesthetized. You will have some discomfort from the procedure, but it will be worth it especially if they are really painful now. Read more...
Discomfort may vary. The healing rates can vary depending on the individual and on the exact type of procedure performed. There are different types of nail procedures. Discuss the recovery time with your surgeon who will be performing your surgery. If you have had repeated recurrence of the ingrown nails it may be good idea to have them removed permanently. Post op pain is usually only temporary. Read more...

How many visits, to get your ingrown toenails removed?

Usually one. If you have a ingrown nail that is infected i usually remove the offending part of the nail on the first visit. I often will do a procedure to kill the nail root(matrix area) if this problem returns a second time. Read more...
Typically one for. The surgical procedure and a few followup visits to monitor healing. Read more...
Depends... Usually one. Sometimes you have to go back if there is more debris in there. Even the smallest piece of skin or nail can cause discomfort . Read more...
Single visit. A podiatrist will remove the ingrown portion of the nail in a single visit and may prescribe a topical or oral medication to treat the infection. Read more...

Does it hurt to have an ingrown toenail removed?

Not really. The worst part of the procedure is numbing the toe which requires 2 pin sticks and injection of anesthesia. Read more...

I had a ingrown toenail removed on oct 9th. It still hurts and red. I'm on antibiotic. My Dr won't be back in to see me until next Thursday?

It is plausible. There is a nail spicule or piece of nail still present under the cuticle or nail fold. If you are in pain you can see a different doctor who can help you. Usually when doctors are unavailable they make arrangements with a covering doctor. Read more...