Treating Ingrown Nails 101

How to identify an ingrown nail:

Redness around the sides of the nail
Swelling or infection
Painful
Can become serious for people with diabetes or poor blood circulation

At an early stage treatment can be as simple as soaking the feet in salt water several times a day.
What not to do:

Never round corners when cutting the nails
Do not cut the ingrown nail yourself

If becomes serious:

If it becomes infected or otherwise becoming worse, see a doctor
Surgical resection may be considered for severe cases