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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Risheet Patel
16 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: There could be concern of infection with a puncture wound on your foot. There could be a simple skin infection like a staph infection, but there coul ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Nail: Bandage nail for protection. Allow the new nail to grow in till the present nail drops off.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Have it examined: You should have it checked out by a doctor. Also, if your tetanus immunization is not up to date, you will need a tetanus shot just to be safe.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
30 years experience Podiatry
Time to heal: It can take some weeks for a corrected ingrown nail to fully recover. The idea that it does not look abnormal is good. There could still be healing ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Sore under nail: Often lesions under fingernails are viral warts, but other conditions can cause persistent lesions under nails, including trauma, bone changes and so ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Finger soreness : To be sure you should see a doctor. Most of the time these are bacterial or fungal skin infections which can improve with antibiotic or antifungal cre ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO: Not neosporin. Not bacitracin or triple antibiotic either. They are useless and often cause reactions. Use vaseline or Aquaphor. No bandaid.
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A member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Nail polish remover is toxic. Putting it near the mouth or nose is bad idea.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Manicure : Get a good manicure and work the cuticles with lotion daily and keep the nails trimmed.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
?: Try to stop biting your nails. Wear gloves to prevent when you can. Open sore is one which has no cover--use a topical antibiotic and give the area ... Read More
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