Health Tip: Troubled by an Ingrown Toenail?
(HealthDay News) -- An ingrown toenail occurs when a toenail, usually one that's trimmed too short, begins to grow into the toe's skin.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says symptoms of an ingrown toenail include:
A toe that feels hard to the touch, and appears swollen.
Pain, soreness or tenderness in the toe.
Redness on the toe.
Signs of infection around the nail, including visible pus.
Skin growing over the nail.
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