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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
Dr. Amy Tezza answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes?: I think you mean herpes; the herpes virus can be suppressed or treated (if you start treatment as soon as you have symptoms) by antiviral meds like ac ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
No: Not well. It's too broad spectrum, it's not a good antibiotic for that. Cuticles improve on their own. Warm compresses and epsom salt soaks are suffic ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
See Podiatrist: A professional should examine it and assess situation. Any remaining infection will be treated and measures can be taken to prevent recurrence. If thi ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: This will be a long process since it takes almost 1 year to grow the toenail from base to tip. I would recommend a daily use of a liquid antifungal a ... Read More
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Paronychia : Paronychia is a common infection of the skin just next to a nail. Treatment usually involves antibiotic medicines for germ (bacterial) infections. Occ ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: If you did not hurt it and it appeared on its own, it would be prudent to have a doctor examine it in case, by remote chance, it is a melanoma. Wish y ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk: You don't get HIV that way.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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This would be time..: ...to add an oral antibiotic. If you're feeling okay otherwise, not having chills or fever, you should be okay seeing your doctor tomorrow. But I re ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected in grown: toe nail. Need to see your Doctor or a Podiatriast for the nail removal and drainage of pus.with or without antibiotics
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
You've got me: Can you provide any other info?
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