Ingrown toenails typically occur in children resulting from the nails being trimmed incorrectly. It’s important that proper trimming techniques are learned, which may prevent the painful condition of ingrown toenails. Additional causes may include wearing shoes that fit poorly, a nail becoming damaged resulting from a toe injury which may cause the new nail to … Continue reading Children and Ingrown Toenails
If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know that they can cause a lot of discomfort. They’re often difficult to treat because they can become infected, creating an even more troubling situation. The most important thing to know about ingrown toenails is when to see your podiatrist, says Dr. Jeffrey Wachtel, a foot pain … Continue reading Care and Prevention for Ingrown Toenails
Ingrown toenails are a very common podiatric problem. No one knows exactly what causes them, but they tend to be very painful when experienced. The border of the nail curves down and grows into the skin causing pain and sometimes infection. The nail grows from a matrix located under the skin just behind the nail … Continue reading Ingrown Toe Nail- Ouch!
Mark Wahlberg was seen on the set of his new film The Gambler recently with a vintage 70’s haircut and without the boot he’d been wearing around the past week after an operation on an ingrown toenail. Wahlberg showed no signs of injury, indicating that he’s recovering well from the surgery. He was even at … Continue reading Mark Wahlberg Films New Movie after Ingrown Toenail Procedure
An ingrown toenail is caused when a toenail grows sideways into the bed of the nail, causing pain and swelling. Sometimes this can become infected causing drainage and may become serious. There are many risk factors that can predispose a person to this common condition. Cutting your nails too short, participating in sports, diabetes, being … Continue reading Ingrown Toenail Care