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Pincer Nails (curvature)


Inward folding of the lateral edges of the nail results in a tube- or pincer-shaped nail. The nail bed is drawn up into the tube and may become painful. The toenails are more commonly involved than the fingernails. Shoe compression is thought to cause pincer nails, but the etiology (cause) is uncertain. If pain is significant, surgical removal of the nail or reconstruction of the nail unit is required.

Treatment

Gehwol Nail Softener
(only to be used on in-grown toe nails or pincer nails that are not infected)

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