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Pregnant having an ingrown toe nail. Is it possible to get this removed while being treated with Keflex?

Hello,I am 22 weeks pregnant and I have or think I have an ingrown toe nail. I have been battling this for months now. I went to a foot Doctor who said that is;s not ingrown however I know for a fact that it is. I m on Keflex 4 times a day and need to make an appointment ASAP to see a new Doctor. Can I have this removed while being treated with Keflex? Thanks
Asked On : Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
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If the ingrowing toe nail is infected and is causing you considerable distress, you can get it surgically removed during your pregnancy. You need to take adequate antibiotics to control the infection well.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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OBGYN Dr. Archana Singh's  Response
Hi ,
Thanks for your query,
Keflex is a antibiotic, so rather it helps in preventing infection. Yes ,it is absolutely ok to get it removed if it is done under local anaesthesia.

Hope it helps..
Answered: Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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