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jds3092
Does soaking an ingrown toenail in salt water help?
because i dont have that epson salt stuff. i heard regular salt water works.
                     




DillyDallyLama
no


lilshrtcke2001
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yes it will help you but you need to see dr and get it taken care of cause it will only get worse


luisa_mapacha
You should get Epsom salt. It's really realy cheap (under $1 usually) and you can find it in any pharmacy. It has special qualities and is different from table salt.


+bookish+
According to my handy Kaiser Permanente Healthwise Handbook: You can “soak your foot in warm water. Wedge a small piece of wet cotton under the corner of the nail to cushion the nail and lift it slightly to keep it from cutting the skin. Repeat daily until the nail has grown out and can be trimmed.”


girlonline64
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It isn't the same. Try putting a little bit of cotton under the nail to relieve some of the pressure and to guide the toenail in the right direction.


Dale
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Salt is fine, the idea is to soften the skin. But if it's really bad, you should see foot doctor and have it taken care of.


bflogal77
Absolutely....you are talking to a first hand expert on this. Get out a pan large enough to put water in, as hot as you can stand it. Add salt...it's part of Epsom Salts anyway. Soak two to thre times a day if posible. If the nail is still cutting into the toe tissue, you may need to see your doctor or a podiatrist.


Silmeria81
If you let your feet soak long enough, it should soften things up a bit so that you can cut the nail out. Epsom salts are best, table salt may cause your feet to sting if it gets into any cuts on your feet. I would suggest just warm soapy water. Then, if you remove the toenail, be sure to keep it clean and use some type of antibiotic cream to keep it from getting infected. Feet sweat a lot and bacteria breed in the warm, moist environment of a shoe.


Gypsy Gal
Yes, it helps to draw the infected area but go to store and get epson salt soon as it is better. and vinegar and a brown paper sack and this is how you use it heat to tepid temp,,,It is the warmth of a baby bottle of milk, the temp and {vinger} and tear brown paper bag and dip it intovinger and wrap it around your toe,,,and it takes the swelling out of toe,,,A arkansas hill old stand by and hey it works/


Nurse Annie
If it's a mild case, soak your foot in warm water containing antibacterial soap or a few tablespoons of salt for 15 to 20 minutes. Dry your foot and apply an over-the-counter antibiotic ointment and a clean dressing. Do not cut your nail. For the next few days, wear open-toed or loose-fitting shoes. When the nail grows out, cut it straight across. If it does not go away on its own in a reasonable period, if you are in pain or if you notice an infection please see your doctor. If you have diabetes or another health problem that affects your circulation, contact your doctor for treatment of your ingrown nail even if your symptoms are mild.


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