... You should go to a podiatrist if it's that severe. Occasional ingrown toenails can be fixed at home - soak your foot in hot water and epsom salt for 10 minutes. Sterilize the area, a flat metal file, and surgical scissors with OTC betadine. Use the file to lift the toenail (gently, or it will rip) out of the nailbed and up over the side of the toe. If it's not too big... (2 replies)
... ike my first recovery. I saw my doctor the other day and He took a tweezer and small scissor and trimmed away my dead skin heel ulceration. Very gentle. Not a big deal. Kinda a relief. I went on a daring walk on campus with one crutch for the first time. I think it was probably half a mile... ... (1 replies)
... had a metal file and was scraping the dead skin cells and gunk out from under the big toenail. There was a bump in the center, and it wasn't budging. Eventually I got out the tweezers, 'cause they had a sharper tip. HERE'S THE GRAPHIC PART. ... (2 replies)
... I had the same problems with ingrown toenails on both big toes and let it go for a loooong time. ... (2 replies)
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