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Can i cure an ingrown toe nail with home remedies?

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Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Thank

In brief: Maybe

Soak in warm water with liquid soap.
Use a cuticle stick to push away the skin. Apply cotton under the nail and antiseptic and bandaid.

In brief: Maybe

Soak in warm water with liquid soap.
Use a cuticle stick to push away the skin. Apply cotton under the nail and antiseptic and bandaid.
Thank
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