Wearing the wrong shoes is a major cause of ingrown nails (unguis incarnatus). This common nail problem is accompanied by skin growths in the paronychial regions and often painful inflammations of the nail edge. Wrong pressure distributions and changes in the arch of the foot or the toes are also frequent causes of ingrown nails. Errors in nail care do the rest. Fortunately, ingrown nails can be eliminated by preventative measures and the appropriate care. Transforming hard nails back to their original softness and helping to prevent them from growing inwards, Gehwol Med Nail Softener softens hard skin beneath the nail and the nail fold so it can be easily removed without pain. One of the active ingredients, bisabolol, helps prevent redness and irritation. An at-home treatment, nails should be coated daily.

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