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For Ingrown Toenails treatment in Atlanta, GA
Call (404) 355-4522 for same day appointment...Mention you may have an infection!!!!
An ingrown nail is the result of a nail growing into the skin that surrounds it. Ths usually happens in the big toe, but may happen in smaller toes too. This is usually caused by timming the sides of your toenails too deep or from tight fitting shoes that rub against the toe.
Ingrown nails may cause pain at the tip of the toe or all the way to the base of the toe. The pain is worse when walking. The ingrown toenail can get inflamed or even infected. Infection can lead to a more serious condition and if you have Diabetes or other medical problems you need to be seen the SAME DAY.
While antibiotic pills and ointment may help, just trimming back the side of the nail may work but many times the toenail has grown into the skin. The only way to remove the ingrown portion is for you to be numb. The doctor numbs your toe, removes the ingrown nail sliver, and puts medicine in your toe to prevent the sliver from growing back. We have a Post Op Nail Kit for you to take home which has everything you need to get better. This Kit speeds your healing but we may see you back for a follow up in 2 weeks to make sure you are all better.
This procedure is covered under most insurances....
For anyone that does not have health insurance:
- Cost of treatment without insurance: $550. This includes Doctors visit, examination, any prescriptions sent to your pharmacy (rarely needed), the ingrown procedure, and the Post op nail kit.
- Cost of conservative treatment without nail surgery: $150. This includes Doctor Visit, trimming back the nail without numbing the toe and any prescriptions sent to your pharmacy.
Ingrown toenails can be prevented by:
- Trimming toenails straight across with no rounded corners.
- Ensuring that shoes and socks are not too tight.
- Keeping f
A good question, do you need inserts or orthotics? Most people generally start with inserts. This is bought at stores, Target, Wal-mart, various shoe stores. Inserts don't give you support, they give you padding. If your foot still hurts, then orthotics are the best conservative treatment. Orthotics support, inserts pad and thats the difference. Custom orthotics are the top tier of support.
If you are thinking about increasing your workouts, getting more active, running, jogging, or just walking more to be healthy think of those poor ligaments and muscles in your feet that need extra support for your newfound activites. Most people get hurt from starting new activities. Don't let your feet be the ones that get hurt.
Getting custom orthotics are usually one of the best investments people make to stay active. You will have these orthotics in your shoes for years and you won't want to imagine going without them.
Its the perfect time to treat those yellow or thick toenails, and it is easier than you think as well! Its an easy question: laser, pill, or polish? probably a combination of them....but let us help you with it! you will see results as fast as June!!!
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