Ingrown toenails can be painful, cause discomfort, and even increase your risk for infection, but the good news is they are treatable. There are many cases which can be successfully addressed at home and, of course, our foot experts at Dallas Podiatry Works are here for ones that need professional care. That said, we would prefer to know you were able to prevent an ingrown toenail from developing in the first case, and we bet you do too!
Even better than the fact ingrown nails can be treated is knowing many can be prevented. Now, sometimes nails become ingrown due to an inherited nail structure, but you can take the following steps to reduce your chances of having one develop due to other causes:
Now, if you have an ingrown toenail that develops on account of an inherited foot structure there isn’t really much that can be done from a prevention perspective, but you can still come see us for the treatment you need.
We take pride in providing effective care for the wide array of lower limb issues—including ingrown toenails—that bring patients in to see us. If you are in need of quality foot care services, contact Dallas Podiatry Works by calling us at 972.566.7474. Of course, if you want to schedule an appointment with either our Plano or Dallas offices, you can do that online right now.