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Ingrowing toe nail deformity


Treatment includes




What does the treatment involve?


It is done as a day case under local anaesthetics.

Infected tissues are removed. Part of the nail is

destroyed so that it does not grow back.


Can I walk straight away on the operated foot?


You will be heel walking for first few days and then

walk normally as pain settles.


What are the risks of operation?


  1. Infection
  2. Nerve damage
  3. Recurrence of deformity