Soaking. Often mild ingrown toenails can be relieved by soaking in an epsom salt bath. This can alleviate the inflammation around the nail border. But if the infection does not get better then you really need to see a podiatrist to have the ingrown portion removed to alleviate the condition. Infections left untreated can lead to more serious problems especially if you have other medical problems.
Soaking. Soak your foot in warm water twice a day. Wear comfortable shoes that do not pinch or squeeze your toes.
I have an ingrown toenail that is hurting really bad but I don't currently have the money to pay to get it cut out. What is the best home remedy?
Soak....... Soak, soak, soak, soak and then try to trim away the sharp piece of nail that is causing the problem. Read more...