18th November 2019

mayoclinic
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How do you treat an ingrown toenail?

Here's how:
  1. Soak your feet in warm water. Do this for 15 to 20 minutes three to four times a day.
  2. Place cotton or dental floss under your toenail. After each soaking, put fresh bits of cotton or waxed dental floss under the ingrown edge.
  3. Apply antibiotic cream.
  4. Choose sensible footwear.
  5. Take pain relievers.

Beside this, what is a nail specialist called?

A doctor who specializes in treating nail and skin disorders is called a dermatologist. You may see your regular doctor about your nail health concerns, and he or she may refer you to a dermatologist.
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