Ingrowing Nails

Ingrown nail is a condition where one or both sides of the nail begin to grow into the skin. It's commonly present on both big toes.


Ill fitted footwear
Toe injuries
Flat foot
Poor cutting technique

Symptoms & Identification

Redness, inflamed skin
Swelling around ingrown site
Infection: Liquid, pus discharge
Infection: Tenderness
Infection: Bad odour

Care & Treatment

At Home Podiatry, our podiatrists are skilled in diagnosing and treating ingrown nails. First, we will recommend the appropriate treatment for you. Secondly, we will ensure that good hygiene practices are in place in order to promote healing. Lastly, we will advise you how to avoid recurrence of the problem.

For more information on ingrown nails, or to have your feet assessed and treated, contact us today to schedule an appointment on 0800 002 5513