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A 22-year-old female asked about a 21-year-old male:

My boyfriends pinky toe is very red swollen and the nail was cut off almost entirely. now, there is puss and blood coming from underneth the nail.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Paronychia?: Sounds infected. Source may have been the injured border of the nail. May need antibiotics. Hard to say from here, but if this is progressing rather than getting better I would get to your doc.

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Last updated May 30, 2018

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