INGROWN TOENAIL
WHAT IS INGROWN TOENAILS?
Ingrown toenails are common, unpleasant problems where the edge of the nail grows into the skin, once the edge of the nail breaks through the skin, it creates inflammation, discomfort, and pain. It can create a small wound that is susceptible to infection. Usually they present as minor discomfort that can get progressively worse and infected if left untreated.

Condition that Claremont Podiatry treats
Symptoms that Claremont Podiatry treats
SYMPTOMS OF INGROWN TOENAILS?
  • Pain and tenderness near the affected side of the nail.
  • Redness and swelling around your toenail
  • Bacterial infection
CAUSES OF INGROWN TOENAILS?
  • Trauma to the foot or nail
  • Footwear
  • Nail Cutting Technique
  • Hereditary Nail Shape
  • Sport
  • Fungal or thickened nails
Causes of feet conditions
Treatments that Claremont Podiatry offers
TREATMENT FOR INGROWN TOENAILS?
  • Removal of the nail edge
  • Proper Nail cutting education
  • Wound dressing
  • Antibiotics if an infection is noted.

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