A member 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?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

+ 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.

Answered May 25, 2014



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