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Ingrown Toenail Complications & Treatment Options: Milwaukee WI Podiatrist

Ingrown Toenail Complications & Treatment Options: Milwaukee WI Podiatrist

INGROWN TOENAILS, BEWARE! Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists So far we’ve covered what causes ingrown toenails, as well as how to properly take care of your toenails to avoid them in the first place. We also briefly touched on surgical procedures for ingrown toenails and what complications could arise if an ingrown toenail goes untreated. […]

Are Socks The Cause of Your Ingrown Toenails?

Socks Too Tight? Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists We’ve already discussed tight or ill-fitting shoes being a cause for ingrown toenails. But did you know that tight socks can also be to blame? Who knew fabric could do so much potential damage? The culprit isn’t the fabric itself, but the pressure a tight sock might […]

If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit, Don’t Wear It

If the Shoe Doesn’t Fit, Don’t Wear It Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Clinic Though shoes can cause all sorts of problems for feet, ingrown toenails are the most common (followed by arch issues, plantar fasciitis, hammer toes, and bunions). Many people choose style over comfort, women especially, and this can have some pretty painful consequences […]

How To Trim Your Toenails: Milwaukee WI Podiatrist

Improper Toenail Trimming Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists Trimming the toenails seems like a commonplace grooming process, but you’d be surprised how often we tend to do this the wrong way or in a haste and end up damaging our toenails, which can lead to problems. Here are some common mistakes that many people make […]

The Three Most Common Causes Of Ingrown Toenails: Milwaukee WI Podiatrists

The Three Most Common Causes of Ingrown Toenails Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists – Milwaukee, WI Podiatrists & Foot Surgeons Ingrown toenails are a very common condition and usually happen on the big toe. Men tend to get them more often than women and adults are usually more susceptible than children. However, that’s not to […]

Treatment and Prevention of Ingrown Toenails from Your Milwaukee Toenail Doctors

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Ingrown toenails, also known as onychocryptosis, is usually caused by trimming toenails too short, particularly on the sides of the big toes. They may also be caused by shoe pressure (from shoes that are too tight or short), injury, fungus infection, heredity, or poor foot structure. Ingrown toenails occur when the […]

Your Wauwatosa Toenail Doctors Can Help with Your Painful Ingrown Toenails

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Ingrown nails are nails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the skin, often causing infection. They are frequently caused by improper nail trimming, but also by shoe pressure, injury, fungus infection, heredity, and poor foot structure. Toenails should be trimmed straight across, slightly longer than the end of the toe, […]

Why Toenails Become Ingrown and What you can do About It

by Dr. Christopher Milkie Ingrown toenails are a real pain. Worst of all, in some individuals they can happen time and time again. Just when you think you have one cleared up, the red spot appears on your big toe; yet another ingrown toenail. You find yourself wondering, “Why do they keep coming back?!” Even […]

What is an Ingrown Toenail?

When the nail bed is curved downward, it can grow into the skin at the nail edges, causing irritation and even infection. There can be pain, redness, and swelling.

What causes an ingrown toenail?

For many people, the nail shape that tends to get ingrown is inherited – it is simply genetic. It can also be caused by trauma, such as stubbing your toe, or repetitive pressure such as running or playing soccer. Toenail fungus infections are another cause. Ingrown toenails are also often caused by incorrect trimming, such […]

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Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Wauwatosa, Oak Creek, New Berlin and Mequon, Wisconsin (WI) treat all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Licensed Podiatrists, Dr. Steven Waldman, Dr. Christopher Milkie, Dr. Brant McCartan and Dr. Lucy Meier can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.
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