What is Ingrown Toe Nail?

An ingrown toe nail is a common and painful condition of the toe in which sharp corner of the toenail digs into the skin at the end side or side of the toe. The result is pain, redness, swelling and sometimes an infection. Pain and inflammation at the spot where the nail curls into the skin occurs first. The inflamed area then starts to grow extra tissue or drain yellowish fluid. An ingrown toenail usually affects your big toe.

Ingrown Toe Nail Causes

Ingrown toe nail causes include Tight fitting shoes or high heels, The toes to be compressed together and pressurized the nail to grow abnormally. Improper trimming. Disorders includes fungal infections

Ingrown Toe Nail Prevention

According to Ingrown Toe Nail Specialist, Ingrown Toenail prevention include careful clipping, Toenails should be clipped straight across and taking care to keep the end longer than the skin edge. This prevents the corners from digging into the skin. Toenails should NOT be rounded or cut too short, Wearing well-fitting shoes

Ingrown Toe Nail Treatments

At Ingrown Toe Nail Specialist Clinic, ingrown toe nail treatments include:

  • Mild ingrown toe nail Treatments

    Warm daily soaks, topical antibiotics, and gently pushing back the piece of overgrown skin away from the nail.

  • Severe case of ingrown toe nail Treatments

    Oral antibiotics or/and minor in-office procedure

Ingrown Toe Nail Treatments

Ingrown Toe Nail Specialist

A nodule can sometimes be seen as a result of chronic inflammation in ingrown toe nail

Pus is visible underneath the nail The nail is seen to be growing into the skin
Pus is visible underneath the nail The nail is seen to be growing into the skin

If the pain is SEVERE or SPREADING, please call us NOW for more information or an appointment at our 24HR Hotline (+65) 6476 2106 or SMS to (+65) 8499 8384 or email us at service@singaporesportsclinic.com

If you have other medical conditions that cause poor blood circulation to your feet like Diabetes, you’re at greater risk of complications from an ingrown toenail. Don’t Delay to seek medical attention immediately! Please call NOW for more information or an appointment at our 24HR Hotline (+65) 6476 2106 or SMS to (+65) 8499 8384 or email us at service@singaporesportsclinic.com

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