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How to Treat an Ingrown Toenail


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Wedge a small piece of wet cotton under the corner of the nail to cushion the nail. This will also help lift the nail slightly off of the skin.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Last RevisedOctober 12, 2010

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