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How do I heal an in-grown fingernail?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
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In brief: Warm soaks

Soak your finger in warm water (can also add 1-2 tablespoons of epsom salts) for 10 minutes.
Then gently ease your cuticle away from your ingrown fingernail. See your doc if you have redness, warmth, pus, increased pain or no improvement. Good luck!

In brief: Warm soaks

Soak your finger in warm water (can also add 1-2 tablespoons of epsom salts) for 10 minutes.
Then gently ease your cuticle away from your ingrown fingernail. See your doc if you have redness, warmth, pus, increased pain or no improvement. Good luck!
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