Usually the outside of the big toe nail, it can be from too tight or hard shoes (football or golf shoes) many cases are from toe nails being incorrectly cut or being interfered with. Expect to visit your podiatrist regularly until this problem has dissipated. Please do as you are requested, it is important to get rid of and infection and your podiatrist will assist you. The nail is literally cutting into the skin as it grows up causing pain and inflammation, you podiatrist will help relieve the pain and show you how to prevent this problem from occurring again.
The nail grows into or through the cuticle causing terrible pain, can become infected if not treated, For ingrown nails visit Gillian Fox Chiropodist / Podiatrist, call or text 0831661531