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Ingrown toenails Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Signs and symptoms of an ingrown toenail include: Pain and tenderness in your toe along one or both sides of the nail Redness around your toenail Swelling of your toe around the nail Infection of the ...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... Ingrown toenails result when the nail grows into the flesh of your toe, often the big toe. Common causes include: Wearing shoes that crowd your toenails Cutting your toenails too short or not straight...
Source: MayoClinic

Ingrown toenails Prevention

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Prevention
... To help prevent an ingrown toenail: Trim your toenails straight across. Don''t curve your nails to match the shape of the front of your toe. If you have your toenails done at a nail salon, be sure to ...
Source: MayoClinic

Ingrown toenails Treatment

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Complications
... Left untreated or undetected, an ingrown toenail can infect the underlying bone and lead to a serious bone infection. Complications can be especially severe if you have diabetes because the circulatio...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... If home remedies don''t help, your doctor can treat an ingrown toenail by trimming or removing the ingrown portion of your nail to help relieve pain. Before this procedure, your doctor numbs your toe ...
Source: MayoClinic

Ingrown toenails Other

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Overview
... An ingrown toenail is a common condition in which the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the soft flesh of your toe. The result is pain, redness, swelling and, sometimes, an infection. ...
Source: MayoClinic

Ingrown toenails Treatment

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Ingrown Toenails
... An ingrown toenail is one that digs into surrounding skin (usually on the big toe). It can cause discomfort, pain, tenderness, and redness. Sometimes it gets infected. Causes Possible causes include: ...
Source: HealthWorld

   

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