Ingrown toenails can be inherited or caused by tightly fitting shoes, however, cutting too deeply into the corners of your nails is the most common cause of them. When you cut too deeply, skin grows over your nail, making you susceptible to a bacterial infection. You’ll be able to tell if your ingrown toenail is infected based on any redness, heat or swelling.*

Treat an ingrown toenail infection at home by soaking in Epsom salt for 15-20 minutes, use sterile clippers to trim the nail, then apply antibacterial ointment (like Neosporin) and a bandage. If your nail does not improve, make an appointment to see your doctor.

Express your love today!

sig

*http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/natural-medicine/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-ingrown-toenails.htm
Photo | 9th April 99/365 | ©Fiona Henderson | Used under a Creative Commons Attribution License

Appointments

We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Request an appointment today!

Request Appointment

Font Resize
Contrast
Call Us Text Us