Ingrown toenails occur when the nail grows into its surrounding skin, which is commonly seen in the big toenail but can occur on any toenail. It is crucial to have ingrown nails treated as soon as possible, untreated ingrown nails can lead to severe infections.
- Improper trimming of the nails.
- Trauma or blunt force injury.
- Ingrown toenails may be inherited.
- Improper or tight fitting shoes
Nail pathology; abnormal nail conditions such as onychomycosis (fungal toenails) are more prone to becoming ingrown
Pain, swelling, infection, foul odor to the toenail that is involved.
The foot and ankle surgeon will evaluate the individual’s condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan. We offer multiple treatment options for your condition that can provide a permanent resolution of the your symptoms to get you back on your feet faster and pain free.