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I got another piece of the ingrown taken out of

Patient: I got another piece of the ingrown taken out of my big toe and it was 3 days ago my toe is purple

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query, albeit very small and specific.History of nail excision followed by the toe turning pur ple noted.- This may indicate:-infectionCongestion by the inflammatory process.I would suggest in such a case the following.-Change of an antibiotic, anti-inflammatory.- elevation of the leg above the heart level in lying down position.Regular review by your operating surgeon.I hope this answer helps you to take a proper treatment.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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