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Surgical Removal of a Painful Toenail

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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?

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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

Dealing with a painful deformed toenail?

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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”.

SUBUNGUAL HEMATOMAS (RUNNER’S NAIL)

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Subungual hematomas frequently occur in distance runners and I tend to see a lot of them in my practice. While it can be a controversial topic in regard to either draining or removing the entire nail, I learned early in my career that it is best to remove the entire

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Topical Nail Solution to soften and clear discolored toenails.
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