An ingrown toenail can occur at any age. It can be a painful condition. Have you ever suffered from an ingrown toenail? Can you fix an ingrown toenail? If you get an ingrown toenail, we suggest you to fix it as soon as so that an ingrown toenail will not make the serious problem. How does this happen? What are some ways to take care on an ingrown toenail? Well, in this moment we will share you the methods how to fix an ingrown toenail. There are the causes why an ingrown toenail can occur. It can be caused by footwear which is too tight, the nails which not being cut right, a nail injury etc. Besides that the people who have diabetes or other health problems are also get an ingrown toenail. It can be caused by their diseases which stop the blood from flowing to the feet properly.
There are the methods how to fix an ingrown toenail painlessly. If you want to fix an ingrown toenail painlessly you can try the following methods. The first method you can try to soak your foot in warm water. This method can lessen the pain and the swelling on your ingrown toenail. Therefore if you want to fix an ingrown toenail painlessly, try soaking your foot in warm water a few times a day. The first step is filling a foot tub with warm water. Then soak your feet for 15-20 minutes.
Do this three to four times a day to help pain. Besides that there is another method to fix an ingrown toenail painlessly. It is by using Epsom salt. Epsom salt is well known as magnesium sulphate. It will help make the skin soft so that it will be easier to bring out the ingrown toenail and will bring down the pain and the swelling. The step is filling a foot tub with warm water. Then put in one tablespoon of Epsom salt. After that soak your feet in the mixture of Epsom salt for twenty minutes. The last, take your feet out and dry them well. Do this three to four times a week.
However if you already see signs of infection on your ingrown toenail, we suggest you to go to a doctor because an infection can spread and will make the serious problems. Actually, there is the method how to get rid of an infected ingrown toenail. If you want to fix an infected ingrown toenail, you can use Hydrogen Peroxide. Hydrogen Peroxide can kill bacteria and can decrease the risk of an infected ingrown toenail. Besides that it also helps lessen the pain and swelling that come from an ingrown toenail. To fix an infected ingrown toenail by using Hydrogen Peroxide, the first step is mix about 1/2 a cup of hydrogen peroxide in a small tub filled with warm water. Then let your foot soak in the mixture of Hydrogen Peroxide for twenty minutes. Do this one to two times a day.