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Ingrown toenail removed over a month ago and still have pain and swelling after procedure?

I got the sides of my ingrown toenail removed almost 2 months ago using phenol as well. The toe was healing normally but a red bump was starting to form right beside the nail. My doctor had told me it was a granuloma which was a normal response of the body and how it heals. The red bump at that time was dry and not painful unless i applied a lot of pressure. I occasionally soaked my foot here and there waiting for the swelling to go down. About a week ago, i applied pressure on the area and pus came out. So i soaked it in epsom salt and hot water and applied an antibiotic cream. This helped but not fully. As soon as i would be in shoes and standing all day it was back to swollen and red. Today it started throbbing and still.red and swollen. What could this be? Is it a granuloma or is my toe infected at this point? How could I heal it completely without it getting swollen and "infected" every time im in shoes for a long period of time?

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That does not sound like a granuloma; and sound more like its infected.
You probably should get back to Dr asap to have it checked.
While not likely, the infection can get into the bone as the nail area is close to the bone and that needs to be ruled out or prevented from happening.

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