Nail Surgery in Hyderabad



Nail surgery is a simple outpatient procedure done for diagnostic or as treatment for nail conditions.

What are the Nail conditions in which nail surgery is done?

  • Drainage of abscess
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Nail biopsy
  • Tumour under the nail
  • Periungual wart
  • Ingrown toenail
  • Trauma or injury
  • Fungal infection
  • Deformed nails from birth
  • fibrokeratomas

What are types of the nail avulsions done ?

  • Nail avulsions can be
  • Partial Nail avulsion
  • Complete Nail avulsion

When is Nail biopsy and nail Avulsion done?

Nail biopsy is done for diagnosis of the majority of nail disorders and nail avulsion is done as a part of treatment and diagnosis of various nail conditions.

What care is to be taken post nail surgery?

  • Post procedure a pressure bandage is applied to stop bleeding .
  • Elevation and splinting of fingers for 1-2 days post procedure reduces pain and swelling
  • Dressing is changed after 48 hrs and then after one week.for few nail surgeries daily dressing is recommended.
  • Appropriate antibiotics and analgesics are given for 5to 7 days.


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