A 36-year-old male asked:
my toenail feel off after a injury to the toe. i'm allergic to neosporin. how should i treat it?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges answered
22 years experience Podiatry
Vinegar soak: Begin soaking your foot for about 10-15 minutes daily in a 1:4 ratio of white vinegar to water which will cleanse the site and reduce inflammation. Get your toe checked by a podiatrist to check not only the toenail but the toenail bed as well.
Answered on Jan 29, 2016
Dr. Ronald Oberman answered
30 years experience Podiatry
Keep clean/protect: There are other topical antibiotics or antiseptics that can be used. Keep area protected with a dressing or bandaid. Do not wear tight fitting shoes.
Answered on Oct 19, 2012
Dr. Frank Kase answered
44 years experience Podiatry
Clean with soap and : Clean with soap and water and cover with Bacitracin ointment and bandaid. If nail bed becomes red, swollen or drains, see a podiatric physician.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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