Patient Comments: Ingrown Toenail - Prevention

If you're prone to ingrown toenails, how do you try to prevent a toenail trauma or injury?

Comment from: 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 18

My elderly family doctor told me to cut my toenails in a heart shape at top. Makes sense since the indent in the center took the pressure off the edges of the nail. It worked too for ingrown toenails.

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