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Ingrown Toenail

Also called: Onychocryptosis

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Yes, as the nail grows, an ingrown toenail can heal itself.....sometimes. So, yes, you were fortunate that this happened to you. Most ingrown nails...
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Hi Do have a read through this link from the UK's NHS, you may find it helpful.http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Ingrown-toenail/Pages/Introduction...
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You may need to have a permanent nail avulsion -- surgical removal of the entire nail and destruction of the matrix (the area where nail growth takes...
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Because benefits and cost-sharing arrangements vary greatly from one plan to another, the only way for you to find out how much the surgery will cost...
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No, an ingrown toenail will not cause diarrhea. There are no rules in medicine that states that a person can only have one medical problem at a...
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The short answer is: No.You should not soak or immerse the toe in water for several days (probably at least 10 days, but follow your surgeon's...
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The sideways growing portion of nail acts like a foreign body and pokes into or pinches off a small piece of skin at the outer edge of the toe. This...
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It is important to see a physician for ingrown toenails that are very painful, infected, or not getting better after five to 10 days of conservative...
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Some people are more prone to ingrown toenails. Risk factors include:Athletic adolescents and children.Tight or narrow shoes (poorly fitted shoes)...
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Mild ingrown toenails may be treated with conservative measures like warm daily soaks, avoidance of tight or ill-fitting shoes, elevating the foot...
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The big toes are the most commonly affected sites. Other toenails may less commonly become ingrown. Fingernails may rarely become affected.
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Ingrown toenails may cause deeper bacterial tissue infection (cellulitis), localized infection of the nail fold (paronychia), and scarring of the...
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Minor ingrown toenails may require simply trimming back the protruding nail sliver or piece away from the nail fold. More aggressive, debilitating...
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Many types of doctors can help with ingrown toenails. Family physicians, pediatricians, urgent-care or walk-in physicians, dermatologists, and...
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Use warm soaks for 10 minutes two to three times a day during the flare. Helpful soaks options include: 1. Dilute white vinegar (roughly 1 part...
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