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A 39-year-old member asked:

why is it that i keep getting a ingrown toenail?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
You keep using: Bad shoes with narrow tip , besides need correct complete treatments see your podiatrist as soon as possible.
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
Podiatry 42 years experience
There is a minor surgical procedure that can remove the ingrown nail permanently. It is routinely done by a podiatrist
Dec 28, 2015

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