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Toe nails getting hard, inserting inside due to safety shoes. How to get cured? Any doctor in delhi?

presently my toe nail is hard i am a construction person, most of the time i use the safety shoe which has the steel toe due to which my nail insert from the side and when I cut the side nail feel better but after some days feel same problem my both toe have huge swelling and this type of problem is increasing in other finguers also please suggest me the doctor in delhi and give me the estimate
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Dec 2013

Welcome and thanks for posting your query to Healthcare Magic.

After reading your query it appears the possibility of "Ingrowing toe nail" in both the great toes.
It is common condition caused by tight fitting or ill fitting shoes which puts pressure on the toe nail. Due to this pressure the nail gets bent inside and there fore starts growing inside producing the condition you are feeling.

For the treatment of this condition you need to visit a surgeon or an experienced dermatologist who can take out the ingrowing part of nail surgically. Once the nail bed of that particular area is taken out then you would be relieved of the problem.
For the doctors in Delhi and the estimate of the procedure would be varying from doctor to doctor. It is better to visit Surgery or dermatology department of Medical College hospital where you would be able to get the treatment at very nominal cost.
Hope these informations will help.

"With good health wishes"

Dr Sanjay Kumar Kanodia
MD (Dermatology & STDs)
Answered: Tue, 25 Jun 2013
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