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Can ingrown toenails be prevented?

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Recurrent ingrown toenails may be preventable by wearing wider-toe shoes and avoiding trauma and repeated injury to toenails. Further measures include protecting toes during sports and avoiding curving or cutting toenails too short at the edges.

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