Ingrown Toenail Removal in Mount Pleasant, SC
An ingrown toenail occurs when the skin on one or both sides of the toenail grow over the edge of the nail. Ingrown toenails can be painful and often become inflamed due to the pressure of the nail against the skin. If you recognize an ingrown nail soon enough, you may be able to treat it with a few home remedies including:
- Soaking feet in warm water
- Keeping feet dry afterward
- Wear sandals or other open-toe shoes
If your symptoms worsen, visit East Cooper Surgeons for ingrown toenail removal in Mount Pleasant, SC. Upon examination of your ingrown toenail, we will either perform a partial or complete toenail removal surgery. This will be paired with oral antibiotics to avoid any infection and prevent the ingrown nail from coming back and causing more damage. For more information on ingrown toenail removal, call our office to schedule an appointment with our team.