Non-Surgical Fungus Removal Therapy
If you are suffering from painful and thick yellow nail fungus infection, or if you have a suppressed immune system or diabetes, your doctor may suggest removal of the affected toenail to prevent the infection. There may be partial nail removal also be done for diagnostic purposes which may allow your doctor to more closely examine the nail bed and surrounding tissue before having the conclusion of whether a biopsy may be performed.
What is the Procedure of Toenail Fungus removal?
Toenail removal is a simple procedure and only few minutes like twenty minutes are used up in its operation. It can be performed in your doctor’s cabin. First of all your doctor will inject a local anaesthesia into your toe to diminish pain. During the process, the entire nail or just a portion of the nail can be taken out. For future infection and for permanent prevention of the nail from growing back the doctor can also destroy the nail matrix. The nail matrix is the layer of cells at the root of the nail that form keratin, the material of which the nail is formed of. After the removal of nail, a chemical is applied to the surrounding area which will permanently prevent the regrowth of nail. After the procedure, an antibiotic ointment and bandage would be applied to the wound.
Chemical Process of Nail Removal
Chemically an abnormal nail can be removed by the use of a nail paste of 40% urea. Generally pharmacists can supply you easily. Then carefully apply the paste over your nails, cover them and let them be in that way for a night. Remove the paste in the morning and repeat this process daily after you file the nail down as per the instructions. You will get the nail plate dissolved in about 2 weeks. A painless treatment to remove the abnormal nail and also gradually remove the fungus comes under such type of treatment. Don’t you have to take tablets for months and In this way you may also be safe from surgery.
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