toenail

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toenail

a thin horny translucent plate covering part of the dorsal surface of the end joint of each toe
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Ingrown toenail: a result of weight bearing on soft tissue.
A systematic review suggested that surgical interventions were more effective than nonsurgical interventions in preventing the recurrence of ingrown toenail. Classic nail extraction still is a common choice in China so was chosen as control group in this study.
Ingrown toenail, superficial cryotherapy, onychocryptosis.
Do you have the ability to operate under local anaesthetic on your ingrown toenail patients if necessary, or can you employ someone to do this if not?
The purpose of this study was to compare two matricectomies to find out the optimal procedure which completely, quickly and cost-effectively cures the ingrown toenail, and therefore, enables the person to return to routine activity quickly with little post op discomfort.
Ingrown toenails are painful conditions that especially affect young people and may become chronic if not treated.
"It's like taking a chainsaw to an ingrown toenail," said Dan Wiener, publisher of "Independent Advisor," a newsletter for investors in Vanguard funds.
The film is as funny as an ingrown toenail and the only mild diversion comes with spotting the cameos from a multitude of stars that range from Cliff Richard and Rolf Harris to Timothy West and Prunella Scales.
If your dog's or cat's nails get too long, they can grow right into the paw pads; that's like an ingrown toenail and can become a rather serious problem.
What I had not shared with anyone was that for weeks I had been suffering from an ingrown toenail in my big toe.