Causes of ingrown toe nails
An ingrown toe nail is condition where the nail of the toe grows into
the corner of soft flesh of the toe. Such a trouble usually impacts
the big toe of an individual.
The result of such a trouble can cause redness, pain and swelling in
Symptoms of in grown toe nails
The symptoms of such a trouble are:
Pain in the toe
Tenderness in the toe
Swelling around the toe nail
Infections in the tissues that exist around the toe nail
What are the causes of such a trouble of the toe nail?
The causes of such a trouble are:
Improper trimming of the toe nail
A toe nail that has not been trimmed for long or has not been trimmed
properly can cause a growth deep inside. When the toe nail has been
trimmed too short, the skin around the toe nail folds over the skin.
For some individuals, this trouble could be a hereditary issue. Such a
trouble could be witnessed by member of a family
A pedicure done which was aggressive in nature, could also result into
an internal growth of the toe nail.
An injury or trauma to the toes or foot
An injury or traumatising event on the foot or toe may cause irregular
growth of the toe nail.
Fungal infection to the toe
A fungal infection in and around the toe can cause an internal growth
of the toe. Use of improper shoes or socks
In grown toe nails can also be outcomes of use of tight or small socks
or shoes. This can be experienced by people who wear tight footwear
for a long time.