A 30-year-old member asked:
is it easier to treat an ingrown toenail at early stages?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 41 years experience
Yes: At an early stage the edge may just need to be trimmed back. If severe it may need surgical removal.
Podiatry 22 years experience
Treat it early: Leaving an ingrown nail untreated could lead to the development of an abscess and possible underlying bone infection. Get it taken care of by a professional to avoid preventable complications.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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