Q.What causes an ingrowing toenail?
Q. How do I treat an ingrowing toenail?
A. Make an appointment as soon as possible with your feetsavers podiatrist, especially if the toe is red, inflamed and sore which indicates probable infection.
Q. Will I need nail surgery?
A. Most of the time there is no need to have surgery if one of our team treats the problem nail in time.
Q.What can I do to treat any infection until I get to the professionals?
A. Soak the sore foot in Epsom salts and warm water every day until your appointment at feetsavers. This will reduce pain, control infection and minimise the need for antibiotics. Please ask in-store for an information leaflet.
Q. What happens if I need nail surgery?
A. Depending on the severity of the infection, and ONLY if needed, it may be necessary for nail surgery to be performed. Your foot physician will discuss the details with you.