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Treatment of ingrown toenail

Treatment of ingrown toenail

Left untreated, an ingrown toenail can become infected, so it’s important that you: keep your feet clean by washing them regularly with soap and water change your socks regularly cut your toenails straight across to stop them digging into the surrounding skin gently push the skin away from the nail using a cotton bud (this may be easier after using a small amount of olive oil to soften the skin) wear comfortable shoes that fit properly Surgery may be recommended if your toenail doesn't improve. Depending on the severity of your symptoms, this may involve removing part or all of your toenail.

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