If you have pain on the side of your toe or redness on the side of your toenail, then you probably have an ingrown toenail. When the side of the toenail grows into the soft tissue of your toe, it’s called ingrown toenail. This condition causes redness, pain and infection on the affected toe, usually your big toe.
If an ingrown toenail is not treated, it can result in severe complications. Your bone and toe can become infected. Foot ulcers, open sores, and reduction of blood flow in the affected area are the other complications from an ingrown toenail. If you don’t treat an ingrown toenail, it will lead to complications, including foot ulcers, loss of blood, open sores and infection. To prevent ingrown toenail complications, seek medical help immediately.
Yes. Here are some of the ways to prevent ingrown toenails:
Call Graff Foot and Ankle, and we will treat your ingrown toenail the same day. We normally recommend a partial nail avulsion or simply cut the painful corner of the nail as needed. We can do either procedure in our office in less than 15 minutes with minimal pain.
Interested in correcting an ingrown toenail? Schedule an appointment with Graff Foot Ankle and Wound Care. Call (972) 403-7733 today or use our convenient Request an Appointment form to schedule your visit.
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