1002, 2021

Grooming to Avoid Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails develop when the corner of the toenail starts to grow into the side of the toe, where the skin meets the nail itself. These occur when the skin is pressured onto the nail with some sort of force, usually because of the shoe itself pressing against the nail. The dangers of ingrown toenails [...]

902, 2021

Stop Your Ingrown Toenail From Getting Worse

The urgency of ingrown toenail treatment is often well understood by patients who need it; pain accompanying them is often extreme. These conditions should be treated by a licensed podiatrist. They are specialized to work on issues of the feet and are experienced with providing the best care for an ingrown toenail. However, if you [...]

602, 2021

Home Treatments for Infected Ingrowns

Ingrown toenails are conditions that can cause serious discomfort and pain. When the nail grows into the skin of the toe, this causes a wound that deepens with daily activity and as the nail grows. It is common to try to treat ingrown toenails at home, as evidenced by the large number of instructional articles [...]

402, 2021

Identifying Ingrown Toenail Symptoms

The first step in receiving treatment for any condition you believe you have is to identify the symptoms that are affecting you. Once you have done this, it will be easier to seek out the treatment that you need. Ingrown toenail symptoms are usually pretty easily recognizable, so identifying them is simple for most people.  [...]

302, 2021

Dancing and Ingrown Toenails

Dancers are at increased risk of a multitude of foot conditions. Because dance relies so heavily on utilizing the feet, dancers will often develop conditions that are unique to them and their colleagues. However, dancers are also more prone to common conditions affecting the feet and toe, like tired feet, corns and calluses, and ingrown [...]

302, 2021

“Bathroom Surgery” for Ingrown Toenails

Home remedies are often recommended on some websites for ingrown toenails. While some of these, like epsom salt soaks and rest, are safe, others come with dangerous risks. One of the most dangerous at home remedies suggested for ingrown toenails involves the concept of a “bathroom surgery.” This technique has you try and actually remove [...]

102, 2021

Geriatric Ingrown Toenails

Because of other conditions that tend to affect elderly people, geriatric ingrown toenails can have different causes and intricacies than they do for younger patients. While ingrown toenails can happen to anybody, there are certain reasons why elderly patients might be more susceptible to them. These differences stem from other health concerns that elderly people [...]

3001, 2021

Pediatric Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails commonly affect people that are physically active and people who wear shoes that are too tight for them. While ingrown toenails commonly affect adults, they definitely can happen to children as well. Pediatric ingrown toenails are often a big cause for concern for parents because they put their children in a lot of [...]

2801, 2021

At Home Ingrown Numbing Cream

Ingrown toenails are often extremely painful, and if you have one you may be looking for immediate relief from the pain and discomfort they can cause. Because of this, you may be searching for home remedies that you can do to provide relief. Some people may be attracted to home numbing creams for the pain [...]

2701, 2021

Pus Filled Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are a condition where the toenail starts to grow into the skin on the side of the toe instead of its normal straight forward direction. When this starts to happen, you will usually notice stabbing pain in the site of the ingrowth. This is because the nail is cutting into the skin of [...]