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Home Remedy For Ingrown Toenail Pain
Removal...: ...Is the only permanent solution. Just the painful border can be removed, or the entire nail if necessary. After removal you can let the border grow out again, or your doctor can use a chemical to stop the nail from regrowing. If you're concerned, don;t perform bathroom surgery on yourself. That can lead to an infected ingrown toenail, which could require antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Onychocryptosis is the medical name for ingrown toe nail. The nail can be flat or curved and still be ingrown. The margin of the nail impinges into the flesh (nail fold) on either side of the nail or even the end of the nail. This can lead to violation of the skin (paronychia) and open you up to infections. These are painful and can easily be treated ...Read more
Soaks for a start...: An infection in the area can be treated locally by soaks - i like dilute vinegar soaks beacuse they provide an acid environment which is not conducive to most opportunistic bacteria (the ones that take advantage of an opportunity to get in). Also use a topical antibiotic cream. If the redness doesn't go away soon, you may need an oral antibiotic. ...Read more
I have an ingrown toenail that is hurting really bad but I don't currently have the money to pay to get it cut out. What is the best home remedy?
Soak.......: Soak, soak, soak, soak and then try to trim away the sharp piece of nail that is causing the problem. ...Read more
Is warm water foot bath with sea salt good home treatment for an ingrown toenail? Is the sea salt beneficial?
I'm getting my ingrown toenail treated in a few days. What is the duration of the treatment process?
I've had an ingrown toenail for around 3 years now. Inflammation and pain is coming from my ingrown toenail. What should I do for treatment?
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