A 38-year-old member asked:
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i need some tips on how to prevent ingrown toenail?

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Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Avoid "cutting out": Try and trim them straight across, avoid tight and pointed shoes, see a podiatrist for possible corrective procedure.
Answered on Dec 27, 2013

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