What to Do About Ingrown Toenails

I Think I Have an Ingrown Toenail; What Should I Do? What are the treatment options for an ingrown toenail.

You are wondering why your toe hurts. It looks swollen and dark, right around your toenail. You can feel it pounding from pressure underneath your toenail. Chances are you have an ingrown toenail. You can get an ingrown toenail because the side or corner of your toenail has started to grow into your soft tissue around the nail.

There are a few things which can lead to an ingrown toenail, such as:

There are some things you can try at home to relieve the painful symptoms of an ingrown toenail. Home therapies include:

If you have tried treatments at home, and you still have pain from the ingrown toenail, it might be time to see your podiatrist Dr. Jade Gittens at Premier Foot and Ankle Center in Somerset, New Jersey. Dr. Gittens can help make your feet comfortable again.

There are many office treatments to fix your ingrown toenail. Dr. Gittens may suggest:

Dr. Gittens may suggest anesthetic to ensure that you have a comfortable treatment to relieve your ingrown toenail. If you are plagued with the pain of an ingrown toenail, it can be difficult to walk and go about your day. Don’t suffer in pain! Give Dr. Jade Gittens at Premier Foot and Ankle Center in Somerset, New Jersey a call today and get back on your feet!

Dr. Jade Gittens

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