An ingrown toenail occurs when the corner or side of a nail grows into the surrounding soft flesh. This is a common condition that you can usually treat on your own, but some people require treatment and removal for their ingrown toenail at Ogden Clinic in Utah. Ingrown toenails cause redness, swelling, pain, and sometimes infection. Ingrown toenails often occur on the big toe and are more prevalent in people with diabetes or conditions that affect circulation to the feet.
Ingrown toenails are often caused by:
If over-the-counter and home remedies have failed to eliminate an ingrown toenail, you may want to consult with a specialist at Ogden Clinic for different treatment options including:
If your at-home treatments have failed to remove your ingrown toenail, call us at Ogden Clinic to request a consultation with one of our specialists in Utah.