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should i get my elderly mom a manicure if she has an ingrown fingernail?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Take care of ingrown: See a physician to care for the ingrown nail before doing anything else. An infection may be brewing.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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