Ingrown toenail is a chronic disease in which a variety of reasons there is in growth of one or both side edges nail plates in the skin and soft tissue side of the fingers.
There are different methods of conservative and surgical treatment of this disease, but in the early stages, before emerging complications, treatment of ingrown nails can be conducted at home.The treatment was successful, it is logical that it should ensure proper growth of the nail, which will not irritate the surrounding soft tissue finger.
To this should do the following procedure:
Create a warm bath for the feet that splitting the skin and nails. You can make it with soda – 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda to 5 liters of water with salt or bath with permanganate (potassium permanganate). The water temperature no more than 37 degrees. Scalded feet 15-20 minutes.
Then try to take a corner ingrown toenail. To facilitate this painful procedure, take a piece of plaster and glue on one side of the well to the side of the finger next to the ingrown nail, pull it to the side and zafiksirajte on the inner surface of the nail. Thus cornered painful nail to become more accessible.
Lift the end of the nail with the help of a small stick and try lightly pressed a piece of cotton or gauze between the nail and the soft tissue. It is best to soak a piece of cotton in iodine, antibacterial ointment or wonder-balm.
Burnt put gauze, treated by the same means, and wrap the finger bandage.For the 24 hours to repeat the procedure. Wadding, gauze and bandage change.Repeat 12-14 days.Gradually, the nail will be raised above the soft tissue and will slowly come out of it.
If the first day you are unable to put a piece of cotton under the nail, put the finger on the side of the ingrown fingernail, and generously lubricate antiseptic softening agent – aloe leaf or a mixture of honey and port (1 tablespoon of honey mixed with grated medium onion). In the evening put on your finger and turn, and in the morning wash and try to pick up a nail.