onychocryptosis

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onychocryptosis

(ˌɒnɪkəʊkrɪpˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a form of nail disease in which nails are ingrown
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If the ingrown nail is minor, you can lift the nail yourself.
There are many methods in the treatment of ingrown nail clinically.
Patients who did not improve were patients with grade III ingrown nail or grade IIb ingrown nail.
A new anatomical repair method for the treatment of ingrown nail: prospective comparison of wedge resection of the matrix and partial matricectomy followed by lateral fold advancement flap.
Surgical treatment is based on partial or total removal of ingrown nail followed by surgical or chemical destruction of lateral matrix to prevent nail reforming in that area.3-7
The caption under the picture only reads "Ingrown." The bloody, splinter-like ingrown nail is on a piece of gauze and being held by (what can be assumed as) Simpson's red-painted fingers.
To avoid infection, see your doctor, who will numb the toe and safely trim the ingrown nail. Your doctor can prevent a recurrence by applying an 80 percent phenol solution to destroy the nail-growing cells in the affected area.
Because cats are grooming animals, they can usually relieve an ingrown nail themselves by chewing and licking at it.