Infected ingrown toenail: What is it and how worried should I be?

An infected ingrown toenail is different than your ordinary run of the mill ingrown toenail.  Regular ingrown toenails, though painful and likely to severely impact your mobility and ability to engage in various activities, could theoretically be left alone until the pain became too unbearable. Not so with infected ingrown toenails.  An infected ingrown toenail […]
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Foot care advice for new moms and babies

The Idaho State Journal published an article recently on thing we can do to take care of our feet. The article had some pretty fascinating information that I was previously unaware of: “Pregnancy creates many changes in the body, and can even affect the size of a woman’s feet,” says Dr. Matthew Garoufalis, a podiatrist […]
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Ingrown Toenail Scandal in California Prison Healthcare Debate

California, a state that is perennially facing fiscal budget deficits and challenges that often arise from its boom or bust economy and plethora of moronic politicians, has been battling it out with the justice system, public employee unions and advocacy organizations when it comes to the  provision of adequate healthcare and medical treatment to inmates […]
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Ingrown Toenail Surgery Aftercare

Unlike many other surgical procedures that require heightened degrees of attentiveness, ingrown toenail surgery aftercare instructions are minimal since our toes can heal pretty well on their own with minimal assistance. More onerous are the directives from your doctor suggesting lifestyle and wardrobe changes. Typical Aftercare Instructions Frankly, there seems to be very little consistency […]
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Ingrown Toenail Surgery Recovery Expectations

  Ingrown toenail surgery is provided on an outpatient basis and as such recovery is fairly straightforward.  As mentioned previously on other pages of this website, recovery and other factors are dependent upon the extent of the ingrown toenail and the type of surgery required. Surgical treatment that does not disturb the nail matrix and […]
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