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10 Home Remedies for Ingrown Toenails


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Get Some Sandals
Sandals allow open air to speed healing.
Sandals allow open air to speed healing.
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If the weather allows, wear open-toed sandals to give your ailing toe extra room and allow it to breathe. Put yourself in your toes' place: If you were sick, would you want to be cooped up all day in a dark, damp, hot room? Healing will be speedier in the open air.


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