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What should I do if I think my ingrown nail is infected?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Talk to your doctor if your ingrown nail becomes infected -- he or she can prescribe an antibiotic to get rid of the infection.

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