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Suggest treatment for painful ingrown toe nail

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Posted on Mon, 26 Sep 2016
Question: Hi, I am suffering with ingrown nail in my left toe, it painfull. the issue is i dont want to go under any surgey plz suggest if any medicine can be useful.
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Answered by Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
good health

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thank you for query.

onychocryptosis or ingrown nail can treated by Tea tree oil or mustard oil.
You can apply hot Mustard oil on the nail twice daily.
Salt soaks are useful for some extent.
You can take paracetamol tab if pain is persistant.

Get back if any query.

Regards,
Dr VSK
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Brief Answer: good health Detailed Answer: Hi, Thank you for query. onychocryptosis or ingrown nail can treated by Tea tree oil or mustard oil. You can apply hot Mustard oil on the nail twice daily. Salt soaks are useful for some extent. You can take paracetamol tab if pain is persistant. Get back if any query. Regards, Dr VSK