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Ingrown toenails: A pain in the foot

Common causes of and treatments for ingrown toenails

Ingrown toenails, known medically as onychocryptosis or unguis incarnates, are a painful condition that occurs when the sharp corner of the nail digs into the skin at the end or side of the toe.

Generally, the first indication of an ingrown nail is pain, redness and swelling where the nail is digging into the skin. Any toe can have an ingrown nail, but the big toe is usually the one affected. Ingrown nails are common in adults and...

  August 13, 2015   Health, Feet, Ingrown toenails, Injury 0 Comments   Read More

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