Grand Mound, IA
A 29-year-old female asked:
I have an infected toe i think this an ingrown nail its all red and hurts what can i do to reduced the pain and redness?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Pain meds + Ice/heat: + elevate + Antibiotics.
See your PCP for the early treatment and antibiotics, but if no improvement then the nail would need to be removed ( partial or completely). Soaking in warm saline also is helpful.
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