Today, we’re introducing a new series Ask A Podiatrist! -- featuring Elizabeth E. Auger, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) in Salt Lake City, Utah. As an athlete herself, Dr. Auger is the perfect connection for those of you who love hiking, trail running, snowshoeing, and the myriad of popular activities available in this region.
Dr. Auger intentionally chose Salt Lake City for her practice and established 3 convenient locations for patients. Why? Because she gets to live in a place she loves; which offers plenty of outdoor activities, and the opportunity to help improve the lives of those who reside in, and visit, SLC!
A: When you have an ingrown toenail you’ll experience some discomfort on the side of the offending nail border. There may be some swelling and also some redness in the area. So pain, swelling, and redness; it can be one of these or all three.
A: It most certainly can. There are other conditions which may present with similar symptoms:
However, the most common condition is just going to be the ingrown toenail, and we know that this can be diagnosed at the time of the visit. READ MORE OF OUR INTERVIEW HERE!