Ingrown Toenail - Causes

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What causes ingrown toenails?

The main causes of an ingrown toenail are improper trimming of the toenail, an inherited or hereditary condition, and improper shoe fitting. Injury and nail picking are also common causes.

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Comment from: Ingrown toenail, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: December 19

The problem started with one toe 4 to 5 years back and still I am facing this problem. Now recently, the problem started for the other toe also.

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