Don’t Be a Victim: You can Prevent Ingrown Toenails From Occurring!

Don’t Be a Victim You can Prevent Ingrown Toenails From Occurring!Ingrown toenails are a big nuisance. They occur when the nail grows into the surrounding skin, causing a lot of pain and discomfort.


Causes of Ingrown Toenails:
  • Not trimmed correctly
  • Improper footwear
  • Injury
  • Poor posture
  • Lack of foot hygiene
  • Genetics


Symptoms of Ingrown Toenails:
  • Swelling
  • Bleeding
  • Pus
  • Excess skin around the toe


If any of these symptoms occur, please visit your podiatrist right away. Scottsdale’s premier podiatrist, Dr. Mark Forman, DPM, MBA, FAPWCA strongly encourages you to seek professional help as soon as possible before it becomes severe. Dr. Forman and his team at Put Your Feet First also recommend soaking your feet in warm water, pushing the excess skin away, using over-the-counter medication for pain relief, and using a topical antibiotic.


While implementing these at-home remedies, if you find your toe turning red and pus leaking, please contact Dr. Forman immediately.


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At Put Your Feet First, Dr. Mark Forman and his staff are equipped to assist you in curing this problem. Oftentimes, minor in-office surgical treatment is necessary, which Dr. Mark Forman is able to perform right away.


Please contact us at Put Your Feet First, 480.423.8400, and let us help you get back on your feet!
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