Surgery for ingrown nail
Author: Surgeon Denisov MM
An ingrown nail is a fairly common pathology found in outpatient surgical practice, which requires immediate surgical care. The most common cause of the development of this condition is trauma, cramped and improperly chosen shoes. Removing an ingrown nail is not a guarantee that this problem will not happen again. Many do not even know how to remove an ingrown nail .
Due to the fact that penetration into the thickness of the tissue of the periungual cushion of the edge of the nail plate occurs, inflammation develops. The patient complains of pain, purulent discharge in this area. Conservative therapy, that is, treatment without the use of surgical methods, consists in wearing comfortable, loose shoes, daily hygienic foot care (washing in warm water with soap, using clean socks). Allowed to cut off at home free edge of the nail on a flat line, that is, "on a ruler." If there are granulations, they are cauterized by lapis lapis. But in the event that the ingrowth does not stop, the clinical symptoms increase, then it is necessary to resort to surgical treatment. Do not confuse with the treatment of subarticular felon .
Before surgery, it is important to conduct hygienic measures aimed at cleansing the skin of the foot. To do this, at home it is necessary to carry out warm baths with potassium permanganate. After water procedures, the feet must be thoroughly dried, and a finger with an ingrown nail must be rubbed with alcohol and aseptic bandage applied on it.
Surgery is performed under local anesthesia. If a relatively small area of the nail grows in, then the nail plate is removed in the longitudinal direction. The removed part of the nail is seized with a special clamp and dislocated. Inspect the nail bed. If necessary, stitched.
If most of the nail grows, then remove the entire nail plate. Stitches are removed after 8 days.
author: doctor Zhilyuk V.Yu.
The easiest ways to get a nail bruise is to drop a heavy object on your leg, to trip over something hard, to pinch a finger in the doorway. You can step on your foot, you can unsuccessfully attach to the ball, playing football.
Symptoms of bruised nail.
Author: Surgeon Denisov MM
This type of felon is characterized by localization under the nail plate, while it is either limited or exfoliates the entire nail.
author: doctor Ambrosova I.A.
Bruising a nail on the arm is a nuisance that almost every one of us can face in everyday life. Such an injury can be obtained by pinching the nail with the door or crushing it with something heavy. There are many situations in which the probability of injury occurs, and it is simply not realistic to list them all, just as well as to prevent the likelihood of injury by one hundred percent. That is why it is necessary to know the methods of providing first aid to the damaged nail for its quick and painless recovery.
author: doctor Kamneva A.N.
Each of us throughout his life at least once received a slight injury to his toes. Pinching and bruising of the fingers, the fall on them of heavy and not very objects are not so rare. The most offensive consequence of such injuries is the appearance of a bruise-hematoma under the nail, which is not at all happy, and sometimes frightening the eye.