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my toe has swelled and has pus or some other discharge coming out of it i think it is an ingrown toenail

A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience in Dermatology
Have it checked: What you describe is a condition known as onychocryptosis or ingrown toenail. The symptoms can vary from very mild to severe depending on how long it ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ingrown toenail: Use warm compresses and ice for 20 mins a piece. 20 mins warm. 20 mins ice. You will likely need An antibiotic and someone to fix the ingrown toenai ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Podiatry.: I would encourage you to get up the courage to see your podiatrist. If there are fragments of nail growing into your skin - the infection will contin ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
See your doctor...: There is obviously something wrong. If i had a patient that wasn't healed after that amount of time i would take an x-ray and take a biopsy of the ar ... Read More
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