29 11 / 2018

Ingrown Toenails and Tight Shoes

By |2018-11-29T14:28:42-07:00November 29th, 2018|

If you feel that your toenails are becoming tender, painful, or swollen, you may be experiencing an incoming ingrown toenail. Shoes that do not fit properly can often cause this to occur. Ill-fitted shoes may be the greatest cause to your achy toes or feet as well. The constant abrasion of the toes against the tight [...]

28 11 / 2018

Natural Remedies for Ingrown Toenail

By |2018-11-28T13:51:37-07:00November 28th, 2018|

When a toenail has a tendency to grow inwards, it gets into the border of the skin. This problem can cause a tremendous amount of discomfort, inflammation, and even pain. When this happens, the risk of infection in the surrounding skin very well increases. The causes of an ingrown would most likely be at least [...]

26 11 / 2018

Nothing But Facts

By |2018-11-26T13:11:35-07:00November 26th, 2018|

Did you know you can also develop an ingrown nail just based on your genetics? Sometimes it can be as simple as the way your nail grows from infancy can cause it to curve too much and cut into the side. You may have also damaged your nail and permanently changed the direction of your [...]

21 11 / 2018

Help, I have ingrown Nail!

By |2018-11-21T13:17:41-07:00November 21st, 2018|

Ingrown toenails are no laughing matter. They can cause excruciating pain and discomfort. If left untreated for too long, an ingrown toenail can cause severe infection, and if you thought the pain was bad before, try dealing with an infected ingrown toenail! The infected site can cause your entire toe to swell and inflame, become [...]

20 11 / 2018

Ingrown Nail Prevention

By |2018-11-20T13:38:00-07:00November 20th, 2018|

Ingrown nails can occur on the fingernails but are typically far more common on the toenails. With ingrowns, they usually affect the sides of the big toe. The nail will begin to grow into the flesh of your skin along the side of the nail and can often lead to an infection. If you have [...]

16 11 / 2018

How to Tell if Your Baby Has an Ingrown Nail

By |2018-11-16T14:22:45-07:00November 16th, 2018|

It may come as a shock but ingrown toenails can happen to individuals of all ages, including infants and children. A few key signs that identify if your child has an ingrown is redness, swelling on the skin adjacent to the nail, and pain. Some toddlers may pull on their the foot because due to [...]

16 11 / 2018

Help Me!

By |2018-11-16T14:15:50-07:00November 16th, 2018|

Ingrown toenails are more frequent when cutting your nails in a rounded form. But they can easily be obtained from wearing ill-fitted shoes and tight socks or hosiery. They are also very common after an injury or trauma to the nail. They can be hereditary so nail removal surgery may be best if this is [...]

15 11 / 2018

Honey, not only a sweetener!

By |2018-11-15T13:44:44-07:00November 15th, 2018|

For centuries now, many of us have always thought of honey to be solely used for one purpose - as a sweetener or food condiment. As of late, many are finding honey to serve several different purposes whether it be cosmetic, health, or even as a disinfectant. After some research, it has also been found [...]

15 11 / 2018

Can Diabetes Cause an Ingrown Toenail?

By |2018-11-15T13:37:39-07:00November 15th, 2018|

Ingrown toenails can occur in anyone, however, some people are more susceptible to developing one over others. As with nail fungus, ingrown toenails are likely to develop on individuals that have a weaker immune system. Diabetics have a weak immune system, therefore, they are typically the ones to develop nail infections and ingrown nails.   [...]

14 11 / 2018

An Ingrown Nail? Help!

By |2018-11-14T17:17:15-07:00November 14th, 2018|

One of the more common ways to develop an ingrown is through frequent perspiration of the feet. Men and those who are athletic especially have this problem. The perspiration causes the skin to become moist and causes the nails to be able to more easily grown into the skin, thus causing an ingrown nail.   [...]