Onychocryptosis

Overview

Onychocryptosis is an ingrown toenail. This occurs when the corner or side of a toenail grows into the flesh.

Symptoms

p>The condition usually affects the big toe. Pain, redness and swelling can occur. People who have diabetes are at greater risk of complications.

Treatments

Lifting or removing the toenail can help. Antibiotics might be needed.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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