Share this post

user icon

Live

People Reading

This story now

  • Reads
  • 3 Feeds favorite favorite_border

Simplest Way To Remove An Ingrown Toenail Without Surgery

Ingrowns are nail abnormalities we strongly hate to see or even feel. It's very annoying to spot some occurrences in your nails. They come and go, and will haunt you at the lowest point of your lives. Your happiness and excitement can be killed when you happen to discover that you have it. Of course, everybody dislikes its presence. What should we do then? 

Before having such abnormalities, it's better for you to take note of these steps to get rid of that ingrown. It's fast and easy, don't worry.

Have your pen and paper prepared, and write these steps.  

Simplest Way To Remove An Ingrown Toenail Without Surgery

Simplest Way To Remove An Ingrown Toenail Without Surgery

754 396
  in Health & Fitness

This is an ingrown nail, right?

This is an ingrown nail, right?

"Ewww", and "Awww!" Don't worry, we'll get through this. Just follow these steps:

Step 1: Prepare! Prepare for some Epsom Salt.

Step 1: Prepare! Prepare for some Epsom Salt.

Epsom salt or magnesium sulfate is a mineral compound that helps a lot in curing medical ailments, including ingrown. Soak some crystals in hot water, so your solution would be better than just plain water.

Step 2: Soak your feet in salted hot water.

Step 2: Soak your feet in salted hot water.

30 minutes is the magic number here. Soaking such will soften your skin, thus makes it more 'cooperative' and soft, especially when some tissues around the ingrown are needed to be cut.

Step 3: Prepare the tools.

Step 3: Prepare the tools.

This is a war, so you need some armors. What do you need? Tweezers, cotton balls, clippers, and the likes!

Step 4: Clip and lift excess nails, and the ingrown as well.

Step 4: Clip and lift excess nails, and the ingrown as well.

Be careful, so you won't complain about much pain. Have some time to clean all lengthy nails properly to avoid future ingrown.

Step 5: Clean a little.

Step 5: Clean a little.

Have a quick nail clean before applying an antibiotic cream.

Step 6: Put the antibiotic cream on.

Step 6: Put the antibiotic cream on.

As the area of ingrown is now exposed, you must have to apply these to avoid threats of infection.

Step 7: Gently position a little piece of cotton...

Step 7: Gently position a little piece of cotton...

...on the ingrown area. But do not forget to put some antibiotic cream in it.

Step 8: Cover the whole nail with a clean bandage.

Step 8: Cover the whole nail with a clean bandage.

This is crucial. The cloth must also be cleaned. Or else, all your prior steps will be useless.

Loved this? Spread it out then

comments Comment ()

Post as @guest useror
clear

clear
arrow_back

redo Pooja query_builder {{childComment.timeAgo}}

clear

clear
arrow_back

Be the first to comment on this story.

Report

close

Select you are Reporting

expand_more
  • +2351 Active user
Post as @guest useror

NSFW Content Ahead

To access this content, confirm your age by signing up.