ingrowing toenail

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in·grown nail

a toenail, one edge of which is overgrown by the nailfold, producing a pyogenic granuloma; due to faulty trimming of the toenails or pressure from a tight shoe.
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Footballers get their feet kicked and stamped on regularly and such injuries can lead to problems such as ingrowing toenails.
To cure your ingrowing toenail you could also visit a chiropodist.
What, more sensational than that episode about some slightly simple woman's ingrowing toenail? Surely not.
Dear Dr Miriam I've got an ingrowing toenail and it's really hurting me.
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IF you have a painful big toe, especially at the tip, there's a good chance it's an ingrowing toenail. This is very common and happens when the nail curves into the skin as it grows, making the toe swollen and sore.
Cardiff: He owns a 1958 Massey Ferguson tractor, loves Motown, enjoys watching Downton Abbey and is a qualified chiropodist (an ingrowing toenail specialist).
This is like amputating the leg to cure an ingrowing toenail - highly effective, but not a good idea.