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Ingrown Nail Removal

Ingrown Nail Removal An ingrown nail is a disease in which deformation of the nail plate occurs, its ingrowth into the side of the roller. This causes pain, can cause infection and decay. Surgery and other treatments help get rid of the problem.

Causes of ingrown toenail

There are many reasons for the deformation of the nail. These include:

  • violation of the technology of the pedicure, incorrect or too deep cutting of the nail;
  • wearing uncomfortable and narrow shoes not in size;
  • pregnancy or overweight;
  • excessive growth of soft tissues;
  • genetic predisposition.

Other common causes include the presence of inflammatory processes in the body, injury to the nail plate, flat feet and other diseases.

Indications for removal of ingrown nail

The most common technique for dealing with an ailment is surgical removal. The indication for the procedure is the advanced stage of the disease, in which conservative methods of exposure to the focus are no longer effective.

Other indications include:

  • the allocation of pus or anemia from the place of ingrowth;
  • overgrowth of soft tissue;
  • strong pain.

The latest technologies used to combat ingrown nails can not only get rid of this problem, but also even out the nail plate.

Contraindications

Contraindications include taking certain medications that interfere with blood coagulation (for example, aspirin or its analogues), endocrine system problems or diabetes mellitus, diseases of the circulatory system and heart muscle.

Possible complications

Late treatment to a doctor can cause infection in an open wound. This may provoke the following:

  1. Soft tissue abscess. Inside the tissues, a cavity filled with pus forms. Requires surgical intervention and installation of drainage to remove pus.
  2. Lymphangiitis is a disease that affects the lymphatic system, and in particular the vessels and nodes. Requires antibiotic therapy, the use of antibiotics.
  3. Otomelitis is a purulent process that, over time, passes to the bone and requires surgical intervention. With late treatment, amputation of the whole phalanx of the finger is possible.
  4. Gangrene. Soft tissue damage that can be treated in one single way - amputation.

Onychocryptosis treatment procedure

Ingrown Nail Removal Before starting the procedure, the patient is anesthetized - local or local. For this, lidocaine or novocaine is used. To avoid complications or an allergic reaction, it is necessary to conduct a test first. The operation itself lasts no more than half an hour.

During this time, the specialist does anesthesia, successfully removes the ingrown plate and imposes a special dressing with impregnation from antiseptic agents. This contributes to the speedy regeneration of the skin.

Rehabilitation after removal of the ingrown nail

After the ingrown nail is removed, the rehabilitation period begins. At this time, a person must visit a doctor for an external assessment of the result of the operation.

This helps to diagnose any complications on time. If the area of ​​removal of the nail plate was small, then it is overgrown with new soft tissue in just 7-10 days after surgery.

In order not to prolong the disease, it is better to consult a doctor in time when the first pain and other symptoms appear. This approach helps to save a significant amount of money and to use more conservative, not so drastic measures of intervention.

How much does ingrown nail treatment cost?

The price of an ingrown nail removal procedure or other procedures (for example, removal of spider veins) depends on the neglect of the case. The exact cost must be found out after consulting a specialist. You can make an appointment with a clinic in Kiev, Poltava and other cities of Ukraine. Here you will undergo a correction of the nail plate, onisocryptosis. Other common procedures include removal of the hygroma and correction of the shape of the lower legs with cruroplasty.