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Long Toenails

Cutting Long Toenails

It is important to keep toenails cut to hygenic length and thickness. In addition to being painful, long toenails can lead to damaged/discolored nails, ingrown nails, and possibly infection.

Patients with neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease (poor blood flow), diabetes, or other conditions should have a physician maintain and monitor their toenails to prevent adverse conditions.

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When Should I See a Podiatrist (Foot Doctor)?

Taking care of your feet may start with proper hygiene and shoes, but foot and ankle pain or discomfort should be closely monitored and treated. If you notice changes or pain in your feet, you may need to see a Podiatrist. It is not normal to have pain or