Ingrown toenails are common, especially in older individuals. When overgrown or ingrown, it usually requires special instruments to correct the problem.
- Poorly fitting shoes
- Repeated trauma
- Poor personal hygiene
- Gentle soaking of feet into water for 15-20 min followed by application of high potency corticosteroid cream
- Trimming or removal of nail by in office procedure
- Cut nail straight, without rounding the distal corners – this will prevent recurrences or involvement of other nails
- Wear wide toe box or open toe shoes
Epic Urgent and Family Care serves the following neighborhoods and zip code for ingrown toenails.
Neighborhoods we serve: Palatine, Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Inverness, Barrington, South Barrington, Rolling Meadows, Wheeling, Prospect Heights, Deerfield, Mount Prospect, Lake Zurich, Glenview, Vernon Hills, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Downers Grove
ZIP Codes we serve: 60004, 60074, 60010, 60011, 60005, 60007, 60008, 60015, 60016, 60018, 60025, 60047, 60061, 60062, 60067, 60656, 60089, 60090, 60106, 60107, 60169, 60192, 60193