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pulled out toe nail now infected

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Infection : Will require antibiotic treatment. Possible cellulitis. Please see your Family Doctor . Best wishes

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Springer
24 years experience Family Medicine
Cotton to the rescue: This is a link to a method that I use in my clinic and show to my patients routinely. http://m.wikihow.com/get-rid-of-ingrown-toenails an old coun ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
The best thing you: Could possibly do is bring your toe to a podiatrist. It's dangerous and foolhardy to try to deal with this on your own, and you could make the infecti ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
You're : You're describing something called a pyogenic granuloma. It's not all that uncommonly associated with an infected ingrown toenail. When an ingrown t ... Read More
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Dr. Leo Krawetz
27 years experience Podiatry
See a Podiatrist: Granulation tissue forms from a chronic ingrown toenail. In order to stop it, the offending painful nail border must be removed and the area where th ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Infection: Needs to be treated which will help reduce the size of the tissue but since it is chronic a very simple procedure can be performed in the office and g ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
INFECTED TOENAIL: INFECTED INGROWN TOENAIL. YOU PROBABLY NEED AN ANTIBIOTIC! SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. MEANWHILE, SOAK YOUR FOOT IN SOME FAIR ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Visit Dr: ingrown toenail best treated by Dr. visit in person
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
What is the cause: Several possible reasons. You may be cutting the nail incorrectly causing the problem to recur. Sometimes there may be a hereditary predisposition fo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Professional Help.: Slightly infected nails can blossom into severely infected nails rather quickly. If the nail is ingrown, then the best solution is to have it evaluate ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Ingrown Toenail: An ingrown toenail is a common condition in which the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the soft flesh of that toe. The result is pain ... Read More
A 11-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Toe problem: I am making the assumption that this was not submitted by an 11 year (even though demographic shows this is being asked by an 11 year old). Just see ... Read More
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