In-growing toenails are more common than you might think. We often see patients who have struggled with a painful toenail that became infected. They then go and see the GP who offers them antibiotics. This just temporarily solves the problem, and the pain returns once the antibiotics wear off.
This article should inform you of what an ingrown toenail is, how you might get an ingrown toenail, and how to treat this problem.
Characteristics of an in growing nail
Infection may be present where the nail may have the following addition of symptoms: