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Nail Removal

Posted On: 04-22-2015
Nail Removal

What is Nail Removal?

A minor surgery, nail removal involves removing part of or the entire nail following trauma or infection.

Also Known As:

  • Nail surgery
  • Matrixectomy

Conditions Treated with Nail Removal:

Nail removal is utilized to treat conditions such as crushing trauma, ingrown nail, fungal infection and bleeding under the nail that is failing to drain. It is also used to treat paronychia, an infection between the skin and the nail.

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Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Nail Removal:

A non-surgical alternative to nail removal is urea-treated nail removal. There are no comparable surgical alternatives to the procedure.

Anesthesia with Nail Removal:

Nail removal is usually performed with a local anesthetic.

Potential Complications from Nail Removal:

Possible risks following nail removal include infection, swelling, bleeding and lack of new nail growth. It is also possible for the patient to experience a change in sensation or injury to the nail bed.

Prognosis after Nail Removal:

The prognosis for a positive end result following nail removal is good.

Recovery from Nail Removal:

The total recovery time after nail removal is two to three weeks.

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