How to Treat an Ingrown Toenail

How to treat an ingrown toenail

Wedge a small piece of wet cotton under the corner of the nail to cushion the nail. This will also help lift the nail slightly off of the skin.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

Current as ofFebruary 5, 2016

Current as of: February 5, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine