Ingrown toenail removal – discharge

Onychocryptosis surgery; Onychomycosis; Unguis incarnates surgery; Ingrown toenail removal; Toenail ingrowth

You had surgery to remove part or all of your toenail. This was done to relieve pain and discomfort due to an ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenails can occur when the edge of your toenail grows into the skin of the toe.

After you go home, follow your health care provider's instructions on how to take care of the toe. Use the information below as a reminder.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home


Foot Bath



When to Call the Doctor