Doctor insights on:
What Do I Do If I Have An Ingrown Toenial
Paronychia: I have not found home remedies to be particularly effective in small infections at the nail/skin interface. Unless you know how to open the cuticle and drain the pus, my advice is to skip the home remedies and see a physician who understands the problem and can drain the abscess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain, redness.: Redness and pain along the nail border, sometimes with drainage indicates an "ingrown toenail". If your ingrown nail is infected, you'll likely need antibiotics, and possibly a nail procedure. While waiting to see your doctor, soak the toe 10 min/day in luke warm water and epsom salts, use a small amount of topical antibiotic ointment, and cover with a bandaid. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a podiatrist: Removal of an ingrown toenail is a simple procedure under local anesthesia. You can try to soak the toe in warm water with epsom salt to soften the skin and then try to lift the nail edge and pack a small piece of cotton under it. Apply antiseptic and bandaid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The 2 are: Unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
You see a foot : Doctor who will fix you all up in about five minutes. (Once your in the exam room) ...Read more
See a foot doc: Usually, the offending nail needs to be removed. You can try soaking in warm water and Epsom salt and applying a topical antibiotic until you can get to the doc. On occasion, you may get lucky with an oral antibiotic but usually the nail that is ingrown needs to be removed. ...Read more
I have an ingrown toenail and it really hurts what can I do to make it go away its a sharp stabing pain its like someones poking it with a needle?
Why avoid?: Not sure the rationale to avoid the doctor's office and suffer with pain with an ingrown nail. The ingrown nail is a sharp piercing body into the skin that can cause pain, infection, and suffering. Having that shard removed is the best treatment for this and avoiding a doctor is not the right answer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if I have an ingrown toenail. I'm not going to the doctors for a couple days and it really hurts. Is there a way to temporarily numb it?
Hot water and Epsom : Salt, ice will have very temporary numbing effects. See the foot doc and they will fix it so no more pain or problem. ...Read more
I have an ingrown toenail. The infections seems to have gone away but I have hypertrophic granulation tissue. will it go away? Is it okay to have?
Depends.: As an ingrown toenail becomes worse, it will set off the body's inflammatory response to it. Redness, swelling and pain will start. The granulation is in response to the increased tissue irritation caused by the ingrowing nail. The tissue may or may not become infected as bacteria is allowed to enter the tissue. Clearing the infection may not be enough to resolve this issue. See a specialist. ...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
- Talk to a doctor online
- What to do if i have an ingrown toenail?
- What should you do if you have an ingrown toenail?
- What to do if you have an ingrown toenail?
- What to do when you have an ingrown toenail?
- What to do if you have a ingrown toenail?
- How do i know if i have an ingrown toenail infection?
- Why do i have ingrown hairs on my legs?
- Why do i have ingrown hairs on the back of my thighs?
- Do i have an ingrown hair?