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I have an ingrowing toenail?
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Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: See a doctor
See a podiatrist, urgent care or emergency department to have the toe nail evaluated and removed if necessary.
They can numb the toe and remedy the cause of the problem relatively quickly. Avoid tight fitting shoes in the future and cut your nails straight across to avoid this problem.

In brief: See a doctor
See a podiatrist, urgent care or emergency department to have the toe nail evaluated and removed if necessary.
They can numb the toe and remedy the cause of the problem relatively quickly. Avoid tight fitting shoes in the future and cut your nails straight across to avoid this problem.
Dr. Joshua Batt
Dr. Joshua Batt
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Don't worry
There are several things you can do.
Using a cotton ball under your nail may help relieve the pain and cause it to grow out instead of in. Honestly, this may help temporarily just so you can hang in there until you see a doc who may remove the ingrown part to help it regrow correctly. Remember you need to cut your nails strait and not curved to prevent recurrence.

In brief: Don't worry
There are several things you can do.
Using a cotton ball under your nail may help relieve the pain and cause it to grow out instead of in. Honestly, this may help temporarily just so you can hang in there until you see a doc who may remove the ingrown part to help it regrow correctly. Remember you need to cut your nails strait and not curved to prevent recurrence.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
In brief: See a podiatrist
They will take care of that 1-2-3.

In brief: See a podiatrist
They will take care of that 1-2-3.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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