1410, 2019

Types of Ingrown Toenail Surgery

The simple definition of an ingrown toenail is when the side of the toenail grows into the skin. This causes swelling, pain, and in some cases, infection. For a minor case of an ingrown toenail, people usually go to salons to have it removed. Some people cut and remove it on their own. But for [...]

910, 2019

Ingrown Toenail Removal Aftercare

An ingrown toenail is a very painful condition that can hurt with every step. A standard ingrown toenail removal procedure involves removing the part of the nail that is growing into the skin. The part of the nail bed that grows the ingrown nail will be destroyed to make sure that it doesn't come back. [...]

210, 2019

Proper Nail Care to Avoid Ingrown Nails

Ingrown toenails can be a very painful condition that can result in further health complications and prove to be a serious problem for diabetics or if it is infected. In order to prevent ingrown toenails, it is important to practice good habits and stop the ones that will end up increasing your chances of developing [...]

2709, 2019

Dangers of an Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are usually not dangerous or fatal. However, they can end up being a dangerous condition if you let these conditions go on without any treatment. Popular causes of ingrown toenails include improper footwear, trauma, foot trimming, and hereditary. Learn more about the causes of ingrown toenails here.  If you leave your ingrown nails [...]

2609, 2019

Ingrown Nail Pain Relieving Techniques

Ingrown toenails are a painful condition that occurs by either trauma, pressure, or heredity. There a numerous amount of at-home treatment options for ingrown nails. Non-surgical treatments may take weeks to months of consistent reapplication to see meaningful results.  Here are a few pain-relieving techniques for ingrown nails:  Cotton wick: Use a small piece of [...]

2309, 2019

How to Make your Epsom Salt Bath Enjoyable

Treating your ingrown toenail doesn’t have to be tedious. Spice it up with flower petals and fragrant oils to turn the treatment into a spa day! Epsom salt bath is a common remedy for ingrown toenails because of their chemical characteristics that seep into the skin to soothe pain and disinfect. Learn more about the [...]

1309, 2019

Proper Footwear to Prevent Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails bring great pain. It grows into the skin of the toe thus causing the pain. They can also become infected and lead to dismaying symptoms such as pus, redness, and swelling.  Ingrown toenails can be caused by a variety of external and internal factors such as heredity and poor footwear. You can learn [...]

1009, 2019

Risk of Cellulitis by Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail is a painful condition that can get worse the longer it is left untreated. The wound is torn through the surrounding skin of the toenail. Without care for a certain amount of time can cause the condition to become infected.  Cellulitis is a bacterial infection that occurs on the skin of the [...]

509, 2019

Ingrown Toenail Surgery

People often get ingrown nail surgery when they suffer from chronic ingrown toenails. This is a stubborn where the ingrown nail keeps on coming back. Ingrown toenail surgery involves either partial nail removal or entire nail removal.  Preparation for surgery includes first disinfecting the toe and numb the area with an anesthetic. The doctor might [...]

2908, 2019

Antibiotics for Ingrown Toenails

Antibiotics are mainly used for patients who have an infection on their body. These types of drugs targets and stops the growth of microorganisms that are causing the infection. However, it cannot treat infections caused by a virus, only bacteria. They are also used to prevent infection before they begin.  An ingrown toenail infection may [...]