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Will anti-fungal cream help with ingrown toe-nails?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

This is a different process.
Ingrown toenails are a nail issue where the borders grow into or impinge on the nail borders.

In brief: No

This is a different process.
Ingrown toenails are a nail issue where the borders grow into or impinge on the nail borders.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

One has nothing to do with the other.

In brief: No

One has nothing to do with the other.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Ingrown toenails are a physical problem in which a sharp edge or corner of the toenail is under some skin and continues to grow, thus cutting into the skin.
The skin then gets swollen, inflamed, and painful. An anti-fungal cream would not help resolve the ingrown toenail problem.

In brief: No

Ingrown toenails are a physical problem in which a sharp edge or corner of the toenail is under some skin and continues to grow, thus cutting into the skin.
The skin then gets swollen, inflamed, and painful. An anti-fungal cream would not help resolve the ingrown toenail problem.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: No

Ingrown toenails can be remedied through soaking your foot in warm water, and removal of embedded debris from the nail borders.
One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. If pain or redness continues get it looked at by a professional.

In brief: No

Ingrown toenails can be remedied through soaking your foot in warm water, and removal of embedded debris from the nail borders.
One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. If pain or redness continues get it looked at by a professional.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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