Toenail Conditions


 

Avoid Ingrown Toenails

Problems with your toes can seem minor, but there are some you want to avoid at all costs. Ingrown toenails are a condition that can cause severe pain, discomfort, and lead to infections as the nail grows further into the skin that surrounds the toenail. What starts off as an annoyance can quickly become a […]


Ingrown Toenails are More than Uncomfortable

Ingrown toenails can become a real pain for your feet as the side of the nails can dig into the surrounding skin. This, as you can imagine, not only causes pain but also makes it difficult to participate in routine activities. Ingrown toenails can happen as a result of numerous problems, such as not trimming […]


Ingrown Toenails Have No Boundaries

Ingrown Toenails form as a result of a toenail, most often of the big toe, digging into the surrounding skin to cause pain and inflammation. When the nail breaks the skin, bacteria can enter the wound, making the area susceptible to infections. When nails are allowed to grow too deep into the skin, complications can […]


Calluses Have Thick Skin

Calluses are triggered by recurrent stress on the skin of the foot, which causes the skin to perish and leave behind a hard surface. These pressures are usually from wearing inadequately fitted shoes or a deformity of the skin that creates this build-up. Calluses that develop on the feet can become painful and are usually […]


Ingrown Toenails Grow and Grow Inwards

Ingrown Toenails develop on the big toe and make the sides of the nail dig into the surrounding skin. This condition can lead to extreme amounts of pain and sensitivity in the skin where the nail digs in, causing swelling and redness as well. The resulting inflammation hinders mobility as the toe becomes hard to […]

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