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Ingrown Nail Treatment

Ingrown nails are something that many people suffer with and most people have experienced them at least once in their lifetime. They can be a pest, hard to cope with, and painful but if taken care of immediately, you can avoid an infection and further suffering. There are many ways to treat an ingrown nail […]

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Ways to Treat Ingrown Toenails

1. Soak your feet in warm salt water for 15 minutes at a time, several times a day. 2. Try keeping your feet as dry as possible. (Except when soaking) 3. If your feet are causing you pain, take ibuprofen to minimize the swelling. 4. Try to separate the skin form the nail as best […]

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Getting Rid of Toenail Fungus with Supplements & Essential Oils

Taking probiotic supplements can help you fight the yeast that can be present in the body, and in turn causing your toenail fungus. Another remedy of olive leaf extract proves to also be beneficial in fighting nail fungus. In addition to natural remedies of probiotic supplements, and olive leaf extract, essential oils can be another […]

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Ingrown Nails for Women

Men and women equally suffer from foot and nail infections for different reasons. For men, it is usually caused by sweat, athletics, and certain jobs, while with women it is typically due to tight or improper footwear, high heels, spending hours on their feet, and nail salons, just to name a few. High heels are […]

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10 Tips to Prevent Painful Ingrown Toenails

1. Warm Salt Bath – It is recommended to soak sore toe for 15 minutes, a couple times a day. This will help relieve some swelling. 2. Use an Antibiotic Ointment – According to physicians, this will help lower your chances of developing a serious infection. 3. Use Anti-Inflammatory Medications – Using over the counter […]

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Ingrown Toenail: What you need to know

What is an Ingrown Toenail? Pretty explanatory, it is when the edge of your nail grows into the skin surrounding your toes, typically downwards. Other names for ingrown toenail are Onychocryptosis and Unguis incarnates. Symptoms may be inflammation, redness and constant pain. In some serious cases, it is possible to spread into the bone. It […]

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Ingrown Fingernails

Ingrown nails are a common mishap that occur when our nails begin to grow into the skin, and therefore become ingrown. Our nails are made up of a protein known as keratin. The keratin produces layers of its cells which push itself to the surface of our finger and form ridges under the skin to […]

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Interesting Facts about your fingernails

1. Children and pregnant women are more likely to get ingrown nails. This is due in large part to the hormones during pregnancy. They cause the nails to grow much faster, similar to children. Children’s growth development is much higher than that of an adult, including the nails. 2. Fingernails grow twice as fast as […]

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Tips to Treat Ingrown Toenails

1. Make sure feet and nails are kept clean dry, except when you are doing a soak. 2. Try doing a foot soak 2-3 times a week that consists of warm water and salt. Allow the sore nails to soak for about 15 minutes. The soak will help alleviate pain. Once done make sure the […]

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Keep Getting Ingrown Toenails?

If you suffer from chronic ingrown toenails then it might be time to start considering nail removal surgery. Ingrown toenails form when the edge of the nail curves into the skin of the toe. This can be brought on by many different reasons. Ingrown toenails can be hereditary, attributed to improper cutting of the nails […]

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