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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
45 years experience Podiatry
Needs treatment: An ingrown toenail is caused by a nail spicule grownig into the skin. This piece of nail must be removed in order for the nail to heal. In many cases ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Propper care: The ingrown part of the nail is not always visible. Try soaking your foot in warm water, removal of embedded debris from the nail borders, and applyi ... Read More

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Of concern: Definitely sepsis remains of concern and time is of essence in order to seek immediate medical treatment. Other possibilities such as a viral infectio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Trivedi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Relax: make sure you soak your toe in epsom salt to soften it pre procedure and stop aspirin or any anticoagulant prior.The local anesthesia should take care ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Soak and cotton: Home remedies for ingrown toenails include soaking in a solution of warm water and epsom salt. Some have also found benefit to putting a small wad of ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Paronychia: No. It is not normal. Especially if you are on the appropriate antibiotics. If you are not on antibiotics it surely sounds like you need to be on them ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown hairs: Hair that is cut short and close to the skin creates a sharp tip that can more easily pierce the skin to cause an ingrown hair. Improper shaving techn ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ingrown hairs: If you shave, wax or tweeze a hair – it may grow back into the skin (especially if curly.)
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
See : See your dermatologist for treatment. This can be treated with laser or other meds.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
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They can: If they are infected or irritated. They can be painless but if the pore is blocked they yes infected and painful.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Your mentioning "... ingrown on the penis ..." may just represent one of the common concerns right beneath penile skin, called hyperactive sebaceous g ... Read More

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