Doctor insights on:
How To Know If You Have In Ingrown Toenail Under The Skin Or Something Else
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
What's the best way to treat an ingrown toenail if skin has grown over the top of the ingrown portion?
I've got an ingrown toenail and a couple weeks of go I cut off the piece of toenail out, but still have pain. Are they gonna get rid of the extra skin on the sides?
Many possibilities: Possible signs of having an infected ingrown nail may include: pain increased redness, swelling, bleeding, tightness or drainage at the nail margins. If pain does not improve, or you develop signs of infection, get it evaluated by a professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi! So my toenails are very short and I cannot grow them out at all. I tend to get ingrown toenails frequently and the skin on the corners of my big toe are very thick. Is that normal?
I think I had an ingrown toenail. For the most part it's stop hurting. What do I do about the flamed skin that is covering my toe more the. Usual?
Treatment: Based on what you describe, you may still require antibiotics or even toe nail removal. See a doctor for further evaluation. Good health. ...Read more
So i had an ingrown toenail removed a few months ago. Went great, but now i have skin growing over the edge of my nail and it hurts what should i do?
See a foot Doc.: About the only thing you can do is return to the doctor who removed your nail in the first place. Having said that, make sure whoever evaluates it now has expertise in handling this specific post operative condition. ...Read more
Had total removal of infected ingrown toenail removed in May. Is ok to paint the skin while it grows back? Dr said could take 8 months to grow fully
Paint away Monet.: If that is want you want to do, there is no reason not to. You might occasionally visually inspect the application site to make sure you are not irritating the skin with the paint. For your information, sometimes after a total nail removal, the new nail may show some distortion. This distortion can be temporary or permanent. There is no way of telling until the begins to appear. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How to know if you have a little or a lot of the ingrown toenail under the skin?
- How to know if you have in ingrown hair or blackhead?
- How can i know if this swelling is an ingrown toenail or something else?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How to know if you have lice or dandruff when you itch?
- How to know if you have fluid in your lungs?
- How do i know if i have a skin tag cyst or an ingrown hair on my penis?
- How to know if you have lice or dandruff?
- Talk to a dermatologist online