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Ingrown big toenails on outside of both big toes

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
33 years experience Podiatry
Shoes or foot type: if your toenail is chronically ingrown. You may have flat feet or your shoes may not give u enough room. Pointy shoes do come with their challenges. I ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
You will have pain: Due to poorly fitted narrow tipped shoes outer edge of nail big toe grows into flesh, causing pain, aggravates by wearing shoes.Some times you can se ... Read More
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
35 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Ingrowing toe nail: Painful edge with redness or tenderness at nail edge and if infected there is pus on pressure and throbbing pain.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If the pain is along the nail edge it could be ingrown.
Dr. David Laha
38 years experience Podiatry
Could be: If there is redness or tenderness to pressure along the nail edge, it is probably ingrown. If it is away from the nail edge, it is probably something ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Check for Gout: You could have gout.Check with your doctor about getting a uric acid level.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Just the big toe: Okay, i suppose it could happen to any toe but it's usually just the big toe.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Reasonable thought.: That sounds like a reasonable explanation. The chronicity of the nail condition could cause congestion around the nerve endings. This could impede the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Allan Rosenthal
44 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: If you are constantly getting ingrown nails, seek out a podiatrist. It is a simple procedure to correct.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
First try: warm soaks , wide shoes , if you are not getting relief see your doctor or podiatrist , may need a small surgical procedure , the side of nail that ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Excise nail spicule : It has to go or it will get more annoying and possibly locally infected given your activity. It may be just a simple tiny piece but that's all it take ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
See your doctor : It might be altered blood or gangrene. Please have it checked by your doctor asap
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A member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, there really isn't much you can do. In your injury, you apparently traumatized the nail matrix, the "root" from which the toenails gro ... Read More

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