Ingrown toenails are caused by a portion of your nail pressing or growing into the flesh of your toe, resulting in pain and sometimes infection. There are many causes for ingrown toenails, such as lack of or improper nail trimming, poorly fitting shoes, injuries, infections, or fungus. Proper shoe selection and careful attention to regular nail trimming can help prevent this painful condition. In cases where the nail continues to be a problem, it can be easily and permanently
be treated in the office.