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      What is Ingrown Toenails?

      When edges of nails grow into the skin leading to pain and infection in certain cases, it is referred to as Ingrown Toenails. Ingrown toenails should be treated at early stages else its symptoms and infection can become severe in later stages. Initial-stage symptoms involve some pain and swelling around the nail which can lead to bleeding or oozing pus if not managed on a timely basis.

      Causes of Nail Infection

      Fungi and Bacteria: Infection can make skin near the nail more prone to ingrown toenails.
      ● Warm and Moist Environments: Those who have moisture and sweat inside shoes and socks will have more tendency to get ingrown toenails as the skin starts becoming soft.
      Ageing: With age nail becomes thicker leading to more susceptibility to developing ingrown toenails.
      ● Cutting nails incorrectly and making irregular edges can lead to growth inside the skin
      ● Injuries in toenails. Persistent conditions like diabetes can also lead to the development of ingrown toenails due to breakage or infection.
      Trauma to Nails: Wearing tight footwear generates pressure on the toes and is also a cause of sweating inside shoes. This can lead to ingrown toenails as well.

      Treatment for Ingrown Toenails at Dr. Haror's Wellness

      Medications: If infection is there then medications can be prescribed in form of oral tablets or topical medications.
      ● Targeted Approach: Nail Avulsion Surgeries can be done under local anaesthetic, where extra nail is cut from the edges that is extending into the skin.
      Management of Ingrown toenails: Soaking the feet in warm water and cutting our extended nail edges can be done at home. Avoid wearing tight footwear and apply antibiotics topically to prevent any kind of infection.
      ● Expert Consultation: For an accurate diagnosis and personalised care, it’s important to consult with the specialists at Dr. Haror’s Wellness Centre.

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      Founded and led by Dr. Navnit Haror, a pioneer in aesthetic medicine. He is a dermatologist and a true expert in the art of skincare, widely recognized as a practitioner and expert in Aesthetic Surgery.

      Dedicated to the mission of restoring health and well-being, Dr. Haror's proficiency shines in the realm of Nail Infection Treatment, a method recognized worldwide. Employing advanced medical techniques and high-quality resources, he offers a transformative path to recovery, empowering individuals with renewed vitality. With a deep understanding of nail infections and their impact on the body, Dr. Haror tailors each treatment to individual needs, setting a new standard for exceptional results.

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      Dr. Navnit Haror

      Gold Medalist | Dermatologist| Hair Transplant Surgeon

      Internationally acknowledged as a domain expert and practitioner of Aesthetic Surgery, Dr. Navnit Haror is a Dermatologist and Hair Transplant surgeon in practice since 2012 and is the Founder-Director of Dr. Haror’s Wellness. He has trained over 12,000 clinicians and doctors in hair transplantation techniques across 17 countries.

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      Consultant Cosmetologist | Hair Transplant & Aesthetic Surgeon

      An award-winning dermatologist, Dr. Vineeta Pathak specializes in cosmetic dermatology and all aesthetic procedures. Her expertise includes vitiligo surgeries and ear lobe reconstruction, permanent hair reduction, hair transplants, lasers, and all aesthetic procedures among others.

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      What are nail infections, and how do they occur?

      Nail infections are caused by types of fungi. They can occur when fungi invade the skin, nails, or mucous membranes.

      How do I know if I have a nail infection?

      Symptoms of nail infections may include itching, redness, scaling, or rash on the skin, discolored or brittle nails, and in some cases, discomfort or pain.

      How long does it take for a nail infection to clear up with treatment?

      Some infections may clear up in a few weeks, while others may require several months of treatment.

      Can nail infections come back after treatment?

      Yes, nail infections can recur, especially if the underlying conditions that contributed to the infection are not addressed.

      How can I prevent nail infections?

      You can reduce the risk of nail infections by practicing good hygiene, keeping skin dry, wearing clean and breathable clothing, and avoiding sharing personal items.

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