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How to Treat an Ingrown Nail Quiz
by Staff
Ingrown toenails can be more than a little uncomfortable. Avoid these nail problems with our easy ways to treat ingrown toenails.

What is one of the main causes of ingrown toenails?

  • Pedicures
  • The wrong socks
  • Shoes that don't fit

Cutting your toenails incorrectly can cause ingrown toenails. True or false?

  • True
  • False
  • No one knows for sure.

People with toenails that naturally curve are:

  • More at risk of developing ingrown toenails
  • Less at risk of developing ingrown toenails
  • Immune to ingrown toenails

Which of these is NOT a symptom of an ingrown toenail?

  • Redness
  • Blisters
  • Swelling

After you've treated an ingrown toenail, you should steer clear of what type of shoe?

  • Rounded toe
  • Pointed toe
  • Boxy toe

What medicine cabinet staple can help treat an ingrown toenail?

  • Dental floss
  • Toothpaste
  • Contact solution

What's a common, in-office medical treatment for ingrown toenails?

  • Cryotherapy
  • Dermabrasion
  • Full or partial nail removal

People with what medical condition are more prone to complications with ingrown toenails?

  • Psoriasis
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma

An untreated ingrown toenail may infect:

  • Bone
  • Your fingernails
  • Other people

How should an infected ingrown toenail be treated?

  • With antibiotics
  • With over-the-counter athlete's foot remedies
  • With pain relievers