The ingrown nail is due to the trauma caused by the corners of the nail plate (nail) that penetrate into the nail folds lateral, with inflammation in degrees that vary from light to intense. It is usually accompanied by intense pain that hinders or even prevents the locomotion and often, infection in the place.
The most frequent cause is improper nail cutting, as well as trauma and tight shoes. It can be treated conservatively with the insulation of the nail with cotton or small plastic tubes, but in more advanced degrees the treatment is surgical with the removal of the ingrown portion of the nail, followed by chemical or surgical removal of the matrix, or “nail factory” , From the jammed location.
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