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ingrown

/in·grown/ (in´grōn) having grown inward, into the flesh.

ingrown

(ĭn′grōn′)
adj.
1. Grown abnormally into the flesh: an ingrown toenail.
2. Innate or inveterate: ingrown habits.
3. Having the attention focused inward; having little exchange with others; insular: "the small, ingrown world of lower Manhattan" (Forbes).
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Although a residual stress can be brought about by age or a change in metabolic activity -- ingrown toenails are often diagnosed in children and pregnant women -- the equations also showed that bad trimming of the nails can amplify the residual stress.
Although there are some instances where an ingrown toenail can be treated at home, it is discouraged if an infection is suspected.
One can only assume it was her middle toenail that was ingrown.
In a very concrete way, my ingrown toenail taught me to respect and have compassion for every member in the body of Christ.
Ingrown toenail deformity is a common nail pathology that causes intractable pain and discomfort, hindering normal walking and markedly decreasing the quality of life of patients.
Teenage feet have a natural tendency to sweat more which softens the skin around the toe and can lead to a nail becoming ingrown.
Ingrown toenails are generally caused by tight- fitting shoes.
even the damn ingrown toenail that was driving me mad--gone
With that said, I recently had a trip to the podiatrist to get an ingrown toenail fixed .
Powerful moisturising properties combined with an antibacterial barrier make Lotil the perfect potion for dry and sore skin, cracked heels, cuts and grazes, shaving, ingrown hairs, moisturiser, eczema treatment, spots, burns, blisters, bites and stings.
99) are equipped with a power cut lever, built-in clippings catcher and straight blades to prevent ingrown toenails.
The centre treats patients with bunions, neuromas, claw toes, ingrown toe nails, arthritis, severe flat feet and heel pain.