How to avoid an infection from pedicure

For many, a pedicure is a relaxing way to treat yourself.

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But if you aren’t careful. there can be consequences.

If you’re planning to get a pedicure soon, it’s important you check out where you’re going first.
Doctors say if you aren’t careful, you could wind up with an infection.

According to podiatrists, making sure instruments are sterilized is a crucial step in avoiding any unwanted germs at the nail salon.
They say it’s okay to go in early and ask the store how they manage their tools before making an appointment.
If you’ve already had a pedicure and think you may have an infection, there’s a few telltale signs that doctors say you can look for.

If you notice discoloration in your toenails – doctors say that is likely an infection as well.