Posts in: Toenail Problems

Ingrown Toenails

When a toenail is ingrown, it curves and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). This ingrowing of the nail irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in the toe. If an ingrown nail causes a break in the skin, bacteria may enter and cause… Read More

Causes and Treatments of Toenail Fungus

Tired of hiding your thickened toenails under a coat of nail polish? There are many reasons as to what causes toenails to become thickened and discolored: Toenails will often become thick as an individual grows older Thickening may also occur as a result of trauma to the toenail, such as when it repeatedly hits the… Read More