What Can I Do to Avoid Ingrown Nails?

Read Transcript

Ingrown toenails can be very annoying, they are sometimes genetic but often are due to our lifestyle, things like wearing running shoes or dancing a lot or wearing shoes with toes that are too tight and are squishing. Mostly the big toe, the first toe that is the one that usually get the ingrown toe nail. So one thing you can do is make sure that you cut your toe nail straight across instead of round because you want that end of the nail to grow beyond the skin and not grow into the skin.

And that's one of the major ways of helping to prevent the ingrown toenail.