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Surgical Removal of a Painful Toenail

Dr. Campitelli

Suffering from a severely painful toenail that is constantly irritated with shoes and impossible to cut? Surgical removal is most likely the best option. Toenail deformities can be the result of trauma to the nail plate which can occur from dropping something on your toe, or simply through years of irritation of the nail plate on a shoe.

Infected toenail or nail fungus?

Dr. Campitelli

An ingrown toenail is typically the result of the nail plate growing into the adjacent nail fold or skin next to the toenail. The break in the skin allows bacteria to enter and an infection occurs.  Sometimes a toenail can acquire a bacterial infection under the nail plate itself. Examples

How to treat toenail fungus.

Dr. Campitelli

Need I say more?  The title pretty much sums it up.  What can a person do to clear up the thick and yellow appearance to their toenail? Well, it’s not that easy. To begin with, there are a variety of conditions that can cause a toenail to become deformed or

Dealing with a painful deformed toenail?

Dr. Campitelli

While many people may initially think this is a result of toenail fungus, it’s more likely caused by trauma resulting in a permanently deformed nail.  Think of the nail as being “scarred”.

What happens when you soak your foot in potassium chloride? 

Dr. Campitelli

Nope, it’s not nail polish. This Is what happens when you soak your feet in potassium chloride. Well, a solution of it that is. This patient was attempting to use an old remedy to resolve a chronic foot pain by soaking his foot in a solution of potassium chloride and

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