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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how i can relieve ingrown toenail pain quickly?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Nail 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 applying an antibiotic ointment to temporarily soften the corners. If you have redness and drainage, get it looked at by a professional, as you may need to have the ingrown nail border removed.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

How can I treat ingrown toenail pain quickly?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Try soaking : In warm water to soften the nail and then carefully trimming the nail. If you are diabetic do not try. Or simply see podiatrist and they will fix you up pronto.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what can I do to relieve pain for my ingrown toenail?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
See foot doc: Who will remove it and may put you on an antibiotic.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can anyone tell me what can I do to relieve pain for my ingrown toenail?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
See foot doc: Who will fix you up quickly. They can do a permenant procedure so the problem doesnt happen again.
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A 41-year-old member asked:

How can I tell if I have got an ingrown toenail?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Look at it: Cardinal signs of infection: pain, sweling, redness, pus....
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A 32-year-old member asked:

What can I do to ease my ingrown toenail pain?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
It may hurt, but...: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. If you can't get it out on your own, a podiatrist can. Sometimes this can be done without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. If it is a chronic condition, there is a very successful surgery that can be done to permanently correct the problem.
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