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Lift the corner of the ingrown nail up and out with the opposite hand.
Comparison of effectiveness of electrocautery and phenol application in partial matricectomy after partial nail extraction in the treatment of ingrown nails. Pol Przegl Chir 2014;86:89-93.
Diabetic patients have been found to have a higher incidence of ingrown nails compared with nondiabetic patients.2
Modified Emmet's operation for ingrown nails using the Er:YAG laser.
A 17-year-old boy was referred to our clinic with the complaint of ingrown nail in his left toe.
Q: My big toes get ingrown nails that I cut away to ease the pain.
I think she was half-hoping that I would get another ingrown nail so that she could watch."
After soaking, put a small amount of cotton under the ingrown nail to prevent it from growing further into your skin.
"An ingrown nail is primarily acting as a foreign-body reaction.