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how do i correct a ingrown toenail thats curled inward at home?

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Dr. Aveshen Govender
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Needs assessment : A deeply ingrown toenail requires assessment as it may need surgical repair. Do not attempt this at home as it can lead to permanent damage of the nail bed or infection. Please see your Family Doctor. Best wishes
Dr. Richard Mallia
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consider a podiatrist. they do thousands of these types of procedures
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