Ingrown Nail Treatment in Bradenton & Sarasota, FL
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An ingrown toenail is a common condition that occurs as a result of stress or trauma to the toe, cutting the toenail incorrectly, thickened toenails, or a hereditary trait. While it may be true that many ingrown toenails resolve themselves or require little treatment, there are times when one can go from an annoying sore spot to a serious, life-threatening infection. Many people with an ingrown toenail have turned to our podiatrists for ingrown nail treatment in Bradenton and Sarasota, FL.
Signs of an Ingrown Toenail
The most common signs of an ingrown toenail include:
- Tenderness or pain along one or both sides of your toenail
- A red area around your toenail
- Swelling near the sides of your toenail
- Heat coming from the painful or swollen area
- Pus leaking from the reddened area of your toe
Be Evaluated for Your Ingrown Toenail Right Away
If you have noticed any of the signs above, even if there is no pain yet, we highly recommend that you come in to be evaluated. As is the nature of a toenail, it may continue to grow, possibly embedding itself further into your toe. When this happens, your risk of complications increases, including an infection that can travel from the toe to the surrounding bone. A bone infection is serious and can cause extreme illness and even death.
If you are diabetic, the risk of infection is higher due to the possibility of poor circulation in your feet. Please be sure to check daily for any swelling or redness around your toenails as neuropathy may prevent you from feeling pain or discomfort.
Treatment with OnyFix
West Coast Podiatry Center is proud to offer OnyFix, a system that corrects your toenail shape and treats almost all forms of ingrown toenails. It is a small, non-invasive device that is fixed across your nail designed to flatten and restore the shape of the nail as it naturally grows out. OnyFix is able to relieve the pain and discomfort associated with abnormal toenail growth with no risk of injury, pulling, or tension on your toe. Ask for more information at your initial appointment.
Get Relief with Our Ingrown Nail Treatment in Bradenton & Sarasota, FL
To experience our 5-star-rated podiatry care, schedule your Comprehensive New Patient Assessment today by calling 941-753-9599 to reach our Bradenton office or 941-366-2627 to reach either of our Sarasota offices. You may also click here to use our convenient online request form. Your appointment includes:
- Discuss Your Goals
- Review Your Medical History
- Thorough Exam
- Custom Treatment Plan
We will take the time to explore your unique needs and answer your questions prior to recommending the next steps. We always provide a straightforward plan with a consultative approach to help you feel comfortable and ready to proceed with treatment.
As one of the premier podiatry practices in Bradenton & Sarasota, FL, our podiatrists and team at West Coast Podiatry Center also provide 5-star podiatry care to patients from Venice, FL & the surrounding areas.