Yes! Ingrown toenails can be caused by improper trimming of the nail. If pedicurist instruments are not sanitized properly they can also lead to an ingrown toenail getting infected.
When the edge of the skin gets broken during a pedicure that can start a problem at the corner of the nail. Ingrown toenails often become painful at the corner of the nail, red and swollen. You may also notice drainage if the ingrown nail is infected. If you have an ingrown toenail or an infected ingrown toenail, contact Advanced Podiatry immediately for treatment and pain relief!