The ingrown toenail is well known in medical terminology as onychocryptosis and are a very often problem that can begin when one of the nails gets embedded into the toe skin and in case you do not take good care of it, it can become a very big problem. The one big symptom of it is pain and redness in that affected are, although it can come with inflammation, pus and some other complications if it gets infected.
The cause for having ingrown toenail
They are in relation to the continuous use of inappropriate shoes that are very often made of rigid materials that are preventing the foot from breathing, and it is very often forgotten that the toenail fungus can be as well part of the issue. The nail fungus appears when the fungus goes into the nail through a trauma as for example a cut or a break, while many people think that hygiene is a cause it is not true at all.