Ingrown Nail

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
  • Hereditary
  • Poor cutting technique

Symptoms & Identification

  • Pain
  • 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.

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