You can go swimming 24 hours after having an ingrown toenail removed.  Just remove the bandage from surgery soak/apply Amerigel and put on a small peice of gauze and a Band-aid.  Then go swimming as usual, pools and lakes are just fine.  You may want to wear water shoes for added protection.  Be sure to soak/apply Amerigel and fresh gauze and Band-aid promptly after swimming.

Brandt R Gibson, DPM
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Podiatrist, Neuropathy Doctor, Father of 11 and Founder of Mountain West Foot & Ankle Institute