A 35-year-old member asked:
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what should i do to prevent an ingrown toenail?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Cut the nail straight across and then use a file to round the edges.
Answered on Apr 29, 2013
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Nail care: One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. Wear comfortable shoes.
Answered on Mar 6, 2013

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Dr. Marshall Solomon
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Keep nail grooves so: Keep your nail grooves (side of nails) soft by utilizing moisturizer or cream/lotion daily.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Proper nail care, trim the nails straight across and then use a file to round the edges.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Make sure you do not cut your nails to short, cut them straight across and then round the corners with an emory board.
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Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: There are several causes for ingrown toenails from improper shoes to skin infections. Sometimes these nails need surgical narrowing.

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