Nail

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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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Stage 1 All the 11 ingrown nails responded to cryotherapy after first application.
A 17-year-old boy was referred to our clinic with the complaint of ingrown nail in his left toe.
Modified Emmet's operation for ingrown nails using the Er:YAG laser.
Ensure that students' fingernails are clipped every week and reduce the possibility of painful ingrown nails.
Don't cut into the corners of your nails, and don't clip them too short - that can cause ingrown nails," said Brooks.
The age-related changes that are common--thickened, yellowed, brittle nails, and deformation resulting in ingrown nails or severe curvature of the nail plate ("pincer nails") (5)--do not permit the achievement of a therapeutic goal of clear or almost clear nails, or even, in some cases, an appreciable improvement in appearance.
When clipping nails, you want to take care to not split the nails or cause any ingrown nails.