You can go into a good nail salon and they will cut it out and remove it, if you like.
Soak your foot in some warm water and white vinegar a few times per day, softens the skin around it, and hopefully you can pull it out or drain it. My Mom is diabetic and gets them, she has to see a dr. that specializes in foot care.
Quoting Anonymous:Will my regular doctor remove it, or will i have to see the foot doctor. I don't know if any of you ladies ever had an ingrown toe nail but trust me it's painful to even walk or to touch it.
my regular doctor did mine. have you tried soaking it in hot water (like as hot as you can stand) with epsom salts in it? it will kill the bacteria and it should work its way out (I did it that way for years and years, like from the time i was 5 until 21)
I remove them myself I usually find something thin enough to slide down in there and pull it up. It can be painful but relief is immediate. Now I do it often to keep it from getting to painful.
I had one. I soaked it in epsom salt water (20-30 mins) and it was fine the next day and I haven't had any problems since!
Or you could take DH's advice - use a straight edge razor and cut it out. (That option WASN'T for me!)
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