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What if cauterizing does not work on an ingrown toenail after it has been done four times by a doctor?

I have had a problem with ingrown toenails for as long as I can remember, I have had no problems with cauterization on my left foot "big toe"; However, on my Right foot, the "big toe" has been cauterized Four times and still grows back. Not only does It grow back, but it gets infected so I have to go through getting the nail removed, letting the infection go away, then back to cauterization. So I guess what I am trying to say is, Is there a more "extreme" version of Cauterization or a different surgery I can have done for no further problems?

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I had the same problems. Soak you foot in hot water and Epsom salts. Twice a day. It helped a lot. Also roll up some sterile cotton wet with Neosporin to the diameter of small string. Force it under the top the side of the nail to get the nail off the skin so it can heal. Wear it each day. Helps a lot.

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I soaked my feet it only temporarily fixes it
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I got mine cut on the sides then they put stuff at the root to make it not grow back and now no more problems

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I've only seen it in one case, where the whole nail was removed because they kept having problems, even after we removed the ingrown several times.

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The doctor needs to get to the root of the infection. This is because if the problem is not solved by cauterization, it means there is something on this toe that needs to be treated.

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