Health Tip: Troubled by an Ingrown Toenail?
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Watch for signs including swelling, redness
By Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- An ingrown toenail occurs when a toenail, usually one that's trimmed too short, begins to grow into the toe's skin.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says symptoms of an ingrown toenail include:
- A toe that feels hard to the touch, and appears swollen.
- Pain, soreness or tenderness in the toe.
- Redness on the toe.
- Signs of infection around the nail, including visible pus.
- Skin growing over the nail.
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