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How do i prevent the return of an ingrown toenail?

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Dr. Marshall Solomon answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Keep nail grooves so: Keep your nail grooves (side of nails) soft by utilizing moisturizer or cream/lotion daily.

Answered 5/15/2013

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Dr. Thomas Inwood answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Ingrown nail : The patient cannot prevent an ingrown nail from returning. Seek the care of a podiatrist.

Answered 4/25/2015

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Dr. Thomas Graziano answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Ingrown toenail: Permanent removal of an ingrown toenail involves an office procedure under local anesthesia. Once the nail border is removed the matrix (root) of the nail is cauterized usually with a chemical (phenol). The ingrown nail should not grow back after this is performed.

Answered 9/28/2016

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