Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails happen when the margins or nooks of the nails flourish into the skin near the nail. Thus the big toe is possible to become an ingrown toenail.

Fortunately treatment of ingrown toenails is possible at home. Despite this, they may make troubles that might need medical treatment. The risk of complications increases if patients have diabetes or other diseases that lead to poor circulation.


Ingrown toenails happen in men and women. Based on the National Health Services`s announcement, it might be common in people who are coping with sweaty feet, like teenagers. Adults also are at more risk as toenails thicken with age.

Other cause include:

Symptoms and signs of ingrown toenails

Ingrown toenails are painful, and get worse overtime.

Early-stage signs:

In case that the toe becomes infected, symptoms are:

Treatment of ingrown toenails in Dubai

Ingrown toenails that don’t get infected can easily be treated at home. But in cases that the toenail has perforation in the skin, or there are any signs of infection, medical treatment is necessary. Home treatment of ingrown toenails:

In case that these treatments do not work or an infection happens, surgery may be required.