Fact: Cutting a "V" in the middle of the nail won't stop your nails ingrowing.
Fact: Tight shoes and poor nail cutting technique are the most common causes of an ingrown nail.
Antibiotics - Will not cure an ingrown toenail but may clear up an infection.
Podiatrists can help eliminate or reduce pain from an ingrown toenail, deal with an infected toenail or skin wound if any and prevent further reoccurrence of an ingrown toenail with an effective management plan.
Nail surgery if required is very safe and highly effective.