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one of my big toes is red and swollen on one side. when i got a pedacure it hurt really bad. when things touch that spot it's really sore.?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Probable infection: Sometimes an oral antibiotic alone can solve the problem, other times a podiatrist may need to remove a sliver of nail. You can try soaking in warm water and epsom salt and applying a topical antibiotic , if no improvement see a foot doctor.
Answered on Jan 5, 2013
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