When to Seek Treatment for an Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are relatively common problem; many of us suffer from them at one time or another. The causes can range from heredity to poorly fitting shoes to cutting your toenails incorrectly. But, Dr. Carlos Romero, a Podiatrist at ARC South 1st Specialty says,” If the nail breaks the skin or if the pain is severe, it could be a sign of an infection.”

In this recent podcast, Dr. Romero shared his expertise in the causes and treatment of ingrown toenails. Dr. Romero says, “The best treatment may be to have a simple office procedure to remove part or all of the nail.”

Dr. Romero is currently accepting new patients at ARC South 1st Specialty. Call 512-443-1311 or make an appointment online.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM at 7:29am and 8:29am. You can also listen to podcasts from past episodes on the ARC website.

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