Category Archives: Ingrown Toenails and Paronychias

Pedicure Risks: Ingrown Toenail, Infection, Loss of Nail – BEWARE!

Pedicure Risks: Ingrown Toenail, Infection, Loss of Nail -BEWARE! Swollen big toe after a pedicure. Swollen big toe after a pedicure. Pus upon aspiration using a needle. After aspiration.  Nail detached from bed by the purulent fluid. Whole nail has … Continue reading

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Ingrown Toenail vs Paronychia of Big Toe

Ingrown toenail is a health concern of patients coming for consult and treatment.  Onychocryptosis is the technical medical term for ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenail Ingrown toenail is a condition usually present on a big toe.  It is caused by a … Continue reading

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Operative Removal of Ingrown Toenails – How It is Being Done

How is ingrown toenail usually being treated? Treatment of an ingrown toenail depends upon the patient’s stage at presentation and ranges from elevation to removal of lateral nail plate. In the early stage, elevation of the lateral nail edge can … Continue reading

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Ingrown Toenails – Beware – An Advisory in 2004 from ROJoson et al – Still Relevant Today!

Prevent ingrown toenails to avoid operation! (An advisory in 2004 and still valid today, 2012!) Grace Naomi Braganza Galvan, MD (An Intern in Manila Doctors Hospital in 2004) Hazel Turingan, MD (A Surgical Resident in Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center … Continue reading

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