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Welcome to our
Ingrown Toenail Info Hub!

Are you experiencing pain, swelling, or redness around your toenail? It could be an ingrown toenail. Explore the information below to understand the condition and discover various treatment options available.

Ingrown toenails occur when the edges of the nail grow into the surrounding skin, leading to pain, swelling, redness, and sometimes pus or abscess formation.

Common Causes

  • Pressure from ill-fitting Footwear

  • Improper nail trimming

  • Trauma on the toe

  • Fungal nail infection

  • Abnormal shaping of the nail plate

  • Diseases causing an abnormal nail plate (e.g., psoriasis)

Signs and Symptoms

  • Painful toe(s)

  • Swelling around the affected nail

  • Redness

  • Pus or abscess

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