Can I treat my ingrown toenail at home?
If you have a medical condition that puts your feet at risk, such as diabetes, neuropathy, or poor circulation, do not attempt to treat your ingrown toenail at home. Do not perform “bathroom surgery.” Frequent trimming, including cutting a notch into the nail, and putting cotton under the nail can all make the condition worse. […]
Your Oak Creek, WI podiatrist will examine your toe to determine the best option for your treatment. These treatments can all be performed right in our office. Your treatment may include oral antibiotics if an infection is present. Typically, a simple procedure to remove the irritating portion of the nail is performed. The toe is […]
New Berlin, WI, podiatrists have specialized training and experience in all aspects of foot an ankle care. The doctors at Milwaukee Foot Specialists have collectively performed thousands of ingrown toenail procedures.
by Dr. Brant McCartan Here is a photo from last week of an 11 year old patient with an infected ingrown toenail. Ingrown toenails are fairly common, especially in kids. This is because kids are often very active, and due to growing quickly they may be wearing too tight shoes. Kids who play cleat sports […]
Treatment For Ingrown Toenails By Dr. Christopher Milkie of Milwaukee Foot & Ankle Specialists of Milwaukee, WI INGROWN TOENAIL TREATMENT Ingrown Toenails or IGTNs can really, really hurt! However, like many other medical conditions, the earlier they can be treated, the better the outcome. Ingrown toenails are classified into three stages that each have appropriate […]