Ingrown Toe Nail

An ingrown toenail develops when the sides of the toenail grow into the surrounding skin. The nail curls and pierces the skin, which becomes red, swollen and tender the big toe is often affected, however, any toe can be affected.

What are the symptoms?
  • Pain if pressure is placed on the toe

  • Swelling and redness at the end of the toe

  • An overgrowth of skin around the affected nail

  • Bleeding

  • Infection – with the presence of pus

There are various treatment options for ingrown toe nail. Please see the attached document.