Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Quick Tip #63: How to manage ingrown toenails

by Smita (follow)
Ex-medico, food blogger, food enthusiast from Melbourne. Find more recipes on my personal blog smitasfoodcharm.com
Quick Tips (154)      How To (64)      Hygiene (35)     
Ingrown toenails are a common and painful condition causing difficulty in walking. If left unattended it can cause infection of the nail and surrounding skin.



ingrown toe-nail
Pus and infection due to an ingrown toenail


To prevent ingrowths, always keep your feet and nails clean. Cut the nails in a flat manner and don't dip it at the corners as we would for fingernails. Also, do not cut the nail at skin level and always let it grow a bit.

If you are prone to ingrowths, use wider footwear to give room to your toes. Also, soak your feet in warm water with salt for 20 minutes regularly and keep them well moisturised.

Categories
#Quick Tips
#Hygiene
#How To
I like this Article - 5
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Smita
We are a generation that is striving everyday to eat healthy and stay fit
8 likes
Buttermilk is a milk product, it is the whey left behind when cream is churned to make butter
10 likes
Blocked nose due to a cold is highly disturbing and makes breathing difficult
5 likes
Recently I read an article which mentioned Gayatri mantra cds were amongst the highest selling in th...
15 likes
We all love the smooth, hairless feel of skin but it comes at a price
7 likes
Sometimes, there is this acidic feeling when we get up in the morning
13 likes
view all articles by Smita
Articles by Smita on Other Hubs
This is an easy craft using a throw away bottle
9 likes
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 15143
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
These pear and oat muffins are easy to make and a tasty addition to increase fibre into your diet
5 likes
As a health-conscious individual, you probably care about what goes on, as much as you care about wh...
1 like
The type and quality of food we eat impacts our not just our health but our fatigue levels
5 likes
I love making banana bread and finding ways involve the kids in the kitchen too
5 likes
People all around the world know how beneficial spinach can be
2 likes
Do you struggle with procrastination? If you are like the majority of people, the answer is probabl...
5 likes
Celery is a delicious crunchy vegetable that is unappetising when limp
5 likes
Did you know if you are not exfoliating, your skin is not as healthy as it could be? Exfoliating ...
6 likes
Canít sleep? You are not alone
5 likes
Categories
Nutrition (269)
Vegan (122)
Skin Care (101)
How To (64)
Lists (61)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version