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Old 05-26-2007, 05:10 AM   #4
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Re: Partial Toe Nail Removal

Try soaking it in a warm water and Epsom Salt Solution. This should help with the swelling and redness. Whenever a nail is removed from the nail bed, all that soft raw tissue is exposed and yes, it will swell up and become red and irritated. It will be that way for several weeks or more depending on how well you 'heal'. Don't worry, it won't "explode" - it just feels that way. If it continues, you might want to let your doctor look at it.