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How do I treat an ingrown toenail?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Podiatrist

For mild ingrown toenail trim back nail and pack with cotton.
For infected nail the inflammed tissue may need to be professionally removed by a foot doctor. If this is a recurrent problem there is an in office acid procedure which narrows the nail and prevents recurrences.

In brief: Podiatrist

For mild ingrown toenail trim back nail and pack with cotton.
For infected nail the inflammed tissue may need to be professionally removed by a foot doctor. If this is a recurrent problem there is an in office acid procedure which narrows the nail and prevents recurrences.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Daniel Farber
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Soaks, podiatry

Soaking the toe in warm salt water can help.
Not cutting toenails too short is important. However sometimes the nail edge needs to be removed. Most podiatrists can help with that.

In brief: Soaks, podiatry

Soaking the toe in warm salt water can help.
Not cutting toenails too short is important. However sometimes the nail edge needs to be removed. Most podiatrists can help with that.
Dr. Daniel Farber
Dr. Daniel Farber
Thank
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