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ingrown toenail

i have an ingrown toenail which is causing lots of pain. the side of my toe is swelling and there is also pus and some bleeding. if some could kindly advise to as what to do it would be greatly apprecitaed
  hello1974 on 2006-11-13
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Homeopathic Tip of the Week: Ingrown Toenail
Here’s a homeopathic treatment for an ingrown toenail. Now first let me make it absolutely clear that all ingrown toenails should be seen by a doctor, because some of them need to be treated by surgery, which is very successful. However, many times doctors opt for ‘conservative’ (read ‘non-surgical’) treatment of various sorts including a sit-and-wait policy. In these cases it’s well worth taking a homeopathic remedy and the remedy of choice in this situation is Magnetis polaris Australis. Take one pill in a 30c strength three times a day for three days. You may be surprised by the result. To prevent ingrown toenails, always cut your nails straight across and not in a curve.

Source: http://www.drkaplan.co.uk/art_week/art27.htm


It is a good prescription, worth trying.

gavinimurthy last decade

This remedy is available on ABC. Just to look on the left bar, and click on the medicine name, to know more details.

gavinimurthy last decade

However,if the infection is troubling you, it may be better to start with one of the following three.

Choose the one that matches you.
Infected ingrown toenails:

For nails that become infected, take one of the following every hour for up to ten doses. Seek expert help if the condition does not improve.

Take Belladonna in the early stage for hot, red, tender and throbbing skin at the base of the nails.

Use Hepar sulph for tender skin around the nails. Pus is expelled from the base of the nails when pressed.

Take Silicea for an infection that heals slowly.

Source: http://www.alive.com/2953a9a2.php?subject_bread_cramb=71


You can try with 30c potency.

Ask for clarification, if you need any.

gavinimurthy last decade

I keep on getting an ingrown nail. When I feel the slight pain on the nail, I simply take the file and push the nail out and this prevents it from getting infected. Undoubtedly if yours is infected, visit a doc and he may do the same. I agree that it hurts like (forgive me) hell, but better in the long term.
maya_hari last decade

Magnetis polaris Australis is almost specific to this ingrown toenail.(In my opinion 200 potency works best). Hydrastis Q locally applied also will help.

But since Hello1974 is having pus also, I think silicea(30 potency) will help here.
maheeru last decade

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