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How to cure a recurring ingrown toenail

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
See a Podiatrist: Do not suffer. Removal of an ingrown nail is a relatively easy office procedure and will provide quick relief of the pain.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Callahan
23 years experience Podiatry
Matrixectomy: See your podiatrist who will numb the toe remove the nail border and prevent regrowth of the area using applications of phenol to the nail matrix the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
No medicine: Cures ingrown nails. Solve the problem by a matrixectomy procedure, usually performed in the office.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Roesen
30 years experience Podiatry
A thinner toenial: Generally to cure an ingrown nail you have to remove a portion of the nail and apply a chemical to kill a portion of the nail. The idea is that the pi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Careful /Caution: Infected ingrown toenails can be serious. Usually caused by impropper cutting of nails or breaking off corners. Cut toe nails straight across. If i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: Surgical removal under local anesthetic is the best cure.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience Radiology
See physician: Puss is a sign of infection, which is something you don't want to let go. You should see a physician to have it treated. It may require removal and or ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Cut properly: Many times, ingrown toenails are caused by trying to cut down the sides or by cutting too short. If you can't see the nail corners, you cut it too sho ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Temporary relief : Ingrown toenails can usually be through lifestyle and home remedies, such as soaking your foot in warm water, removal of embedded debris from the nail ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kase
44 years experience Podiatry
Yes: A properly performed permanent removal of an ingrown toenail is extremely effective and permanent, less than 2% of permanently removed ingrown nails ... Read More
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