Have you ever come across the term ‘Podiatric Surgery’? Are you well aware of the prodigious and adverse effect that the issue of ‘Ingrown Toenail’ can indulge you with? It is a great matter of concern to ponder over. Podiatric surgery for Ingrown toenail is referred to as the surgical method of treatment for such conditions usually done by removal of the infected nails by highly qualified specialists or better called the podiatrists.

The treatment of such disorder concerning foot is very crucial to avoid any bigger issue. Ingrown toenail are commonly found in people wearing tight, not properly fitted shoes, in those who have chronic obesity (sudden gain of weight) or in athletes who are prone to frequent toe injury wherein they might sometimes even lose a nail.

This happens not to be a major concern for common people but for those who have diabetes or any vascular disease, it might be something of a great concern. So it is highly recommended to go see your doctor immediately.

Let’s have a glance at the popular home remedies by which we can manage ingrown toe nail problems at our homes.


  • Soak your feet in warm water. Do this for 15 to 20 minutes three to four times a day. Soaking reduces swelling and relieves tenderness.
  • Place cotton or dental floss under your toenail. After each soaking, put fresh bits of cotton or waxed dental floss under the ingrown nail edge. This will help the nail to grow above the skin and not into it.
  • Apply antibiotic cream. Put antibiotic ointment on the tender area and bandage the toe.
  • Choose sensible footwear. Consider wearing open-toed shoes or sandals until your toe feels better.


The work of a Podiatrist starts when there is no improvement after following a few days of the above remedies or if there is any sign of infection such as redness, swelling or pus in the affected toe. He/she ought to consult a podiatrist. The nail specialists (podiatrist) are qualified to take proper care of the ingrown toenail in their offices. They are also well aware of how to deal in case of any infections, which in most cases when left untreated, develop into a serious issue. Hence attending to the problem immediately helps to contain the problem while its small.


Pediglass Singapore does not recommend surgery but provides the information as a medical option available. Should you not be keen to undergo any surgery for ingrown toenail removal, you can contact Pediglass Singapore – The Ingrown Toenail Treatment specialist who has all the technology needed to solve the problems by long term correction and pain removal.   


It is always necessary to take preventions. If you have the knowledge of correct nail clipping technique, then chances of getting an ingrown toenail in the first place is certainly minuscule. In case of complete loss of the toenails, it is crucial to maintain good foot hygiene in order to have a healthy nail growing back. For this, massaging thoroughly to increase blood circulation to the nail bed can also be done. as suggested is mandatory.

Always remember to take care of your health. Even if the problem is small but due care is what is needed in each scenario.

About PediGlass Singapore

At Pediglass Singapore, Ingrown nail care, we offer a modern and painless solution to treat your ingrown/pincer nails, in a painless and natural method that restores your nails to its natural condition. We use patented and reliable technology from Japan to correct and restore such type of nails. This painless treatment can be applied to almost all types of Pincer/ Ingrown nails. It’s very effective even with a single treatment you are able to visibly see the results. Throughout all steps of the process, we employ various methods to keep the procedure hygienic and safe.

PediGlass is located at 275 Thomson Road,#01-11, Novena Regency, Singapore 307645.

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