Ingrown Toenails


Ingrown Toenails

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

What is Onychocryptosis?

Onychocryptosis is the medical term used for ingrown toenails.  Another less common term is Unguis incarnates.  It is a common form of nail disease.  While Onychocryptosis can occur on the nails of the hands, it most often affects the toenails.  In this condition, the nails grow at an angle, which causes them to cut into the nail bed. 

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What are the symptoms of ingrown toenails?

The symptoms commonly include pain, swelling and redness along the outer edges … Read the Full Article