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Dr. Nair, Dermatologist
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Experience:  MBBS, MD (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology)
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what can I use to soften my toenails before trimming them

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what can I use to soften my toenails before trimming them
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Are your toenails thickened or ingrown?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
they are rarely ingrown enough to hurt. but they clinched in at the nail grooves
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Thank you for the information. Then it is very important to cut them in a straight line and avoid digging into the corners as this can lead to them becoming further ingrown and secondary infection. Soak your feet in luke warm water for 3-5 minutes before cutting the nail. This is sufficient to soften then nail.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
would they be just as soft right out of the shower.
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