Ingrown toenails smell funny and they hurt. The fact that they hurt isn’t surprising as an ingrown toenail occurs when your toenail actually decides to start digging into the skin around it. You can spot the problem through the aforementioned pain, which is accompanied by some inflammation. If you just leave it alone, a whole host of bad things can come to pass, from a simple infection to a good old abscess that would require you to head for minor surgery.
Needless to say, it is best to nip the rogue nail before it causes enough trouble to warrant a visit to the ER. Continue reading Ingrown Toenail Treatment