Ingrown Toenails (cont.)
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Is It Possible to Prevent Ingrown Toenails?
What Is the Prognosis of Ingrown Toenails?
The toe usually heals well after this procedure. The primary concern is whether the nail will become ingrown again, which can occur even after destruction of the nail-growing cells.
The overall rate for recurrence of an ingrown toenail is 10%-34%.
If part of the toenail was removed, it will grow back within 12 months.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/22/2016
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