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Measures to get rid of ingrown toenail - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have ingrown toenail. I had a few questions about how to treat it
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is it safe to use hydrogen peroxide to help clear bacteria, and then soak in warm water before bed?
User :   Would that be helpful?
Doctor :   yes
User :   Any other suggestions?
Doctor :   ingrowing nail should be cut at removed
Doctor :   you need to take precuations like cutting th etoe nail straight, not in curvy way
User :   I am aware. But I want surgery to be a last resort. I can try to keep it clean as much as possible... I really do not want to go into surgery. If it gets severely worse, I will consider it, but it's not to the point of severity just yet.
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   are you there
User :   I'm here
Doctor :   any more queries
User :
Doctor :   ok
User :   any other suggestions besides surgery?
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