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Grandaughter has had two surgeries to remove granuloma

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Grandaughter has had two surgeries to remove granuloma exostosis of great toe the granuloma does not seem to go away but the area is still red even with the toe nail taken off we are told it is an immune problem and might have to go on some serious medicine the surgery removed some bone and dug out the granuloma but we do not see it healing after almost a month what to do next this is worrisome
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 8 months ago.

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This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Granuloma growth can be due to the autoimmune reaction.

Hyperactive immune system needs to be controlled by oral steroids first.

Steroid injection also can be tried locally.

This is the first line approach and works well usually.
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