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A 28-year-old female asked:

Hang nail now whole finger swollen, tip is red, warm and throbbing x5 days. very painful. tip looks clubbed n getting numb. how to treat @home? or er?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Finger swollen: Time to go to er, if that is where you get medical treatment. You have an infection in the finger and you need treatment.
Last updated Apr 3, 2017

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