If you notice that the corner of your toenail is increasingly more painful and irritated, make sure it is not an ingrown nail. An ingrown nail, if left untreated, could easily turn into a more serious infection. It occurs due to tight shoes, or an irritation due to trauma or even the trauma of a pedicure. You will see an incurvated nail growing into the surrounding skin and nail folds. You may see redness, swelling, and feel pain along the nail border as well. Your best bet is to get it looked at by a doctor sooner than later, because if you wait, it can lead to an infection.
- Posted on 12/17/2018Baby, It's Cold Outside: Time to Beat that Toenail Fungus!
- Posted on 10/30/2017Why do I get more ingrown toenails in the winter time?
- Posted on 09/20/2016Why do you want to take my toenail off!?!
- Posted on 02/05/2020 This is What Your Toenail Color Could be Concealing
- Posted on 09/11/2019 Here’s What You Need to Know About Toenail Fungus
- Posted on 07/02/2018 Toenails seem such a simple part of our anatomy, but the conditions that affect them are more complex and can be difficult to treat