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What is the current recommendation concerning ingrown nails?

The current recommendations concerning ingrown nails involve simple home remedies or a minor procedure at a doctor's office. In mild cases, it is often enough to soak the affected area in warm water several times a day and then apply antibiotic ointment or cream to the nail region. With deeper ingrown nails or reoccurring issues, a doctor may remove a portion of your nail.

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