A painful, reddish, and swollen toenail can be the result of cutting your toenail too short or sustaining an injury from a ball game. The injured toenail can become hard and tender to the touch as the nail embeds and grows into the skin.
Over time, this initially harmless foot condition can become a full-on infection that can spread in the body. This type of foot condition is known as ingrown or onychocryptosis, or unguis incarnates.
Here at Florida Foot & Ankle, our Florida foot specialists and podiatrist are experienced in diagnosing and treating ingrown toenails. However, some cases can be treated at home using simple remedies and non-surgical options.
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