Post Op Care After Ingrown Toenail Removal. Clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide. This may help decrease pain, help prevent an ingrown nail, and make it more comfortable to walk.
Soak the toe with the bandage on if the bandage is still on, on the 3 day, remove it. I had ingrown toenails removed from each side of my big toes. It is important to dry the toe after soaking and to use sterile gauze for dressing until the wound is healed.
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Now you’ve visited your podiatrist and. Clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide. Post operative instructions matrixectomy (permanent nail removal) for proper healing it is imperative these instructions are followed.
Proper Care After Surgery Will Help The Toe Heal Faster And Decrease The Chances Of Recurrence.
The provider then cut the part of the nail that grew into the skin of the toe. Post operative care after minor nail surgery for an ingrown toe nail removal. Excess bleeding is not unusual in nail surgery.
This Was Done To Relieve Pain And Discomfort Due To An Ingrown Toenail.
Ingrown toenails can occur when the edge of your toenail grows into the skin of the toe. (remember your toe is asleep and will wake up in a few hours) 2. Most patients will not require any pain meds, but if you’re experiencing pain, you can take tylenol, aspirin, or ibuprofen if you are able.
Dry The Toe Afterwards, Then Apply A Small Amount Of Zinc Oxide Ointment And.
Do not trim your nails too short or round the corners of your nails. For the first day, apply an ice bag (frozen bag of peas or corn work well) to the top of the foot/feet. Soak the toe with the bandage on if the bandage is still on, on the 3 day, remove it.
The Next Morning Remove The Bandage.
If possible go directly home. Put a thin cotton pad on the side of your toe in your shoe. Ingrown nail post op instructions: