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How do I prevent ingrown toe nails?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cut nails straight

Cutting the nails straight across is always recommended.
However, sometimes if the nail is slightly ingrown this won't help, you may have to carefully cut the corner on a slant. Be careful not to cut any skin.

In brief: Cut nails straight

Cutting the nails straight across is always recommended.
However, sometimes if the nail is slightly ingrown this won't help, you may have to carefully cut the corner on a slant. Be careful not to cut any skin.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

You want to cut your nails straight across and then use a file to slightly round the edges.

In brief: See below

You want to cut your nails straight across and then use a file to slightly round the edges.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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