A 29-year-old female asked:
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what is the treatment for pseudomonas on big toe nail? literally the whole thing (other than cuticle) is green/ black and is lose

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Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience Podiatry
See your doctor: You will need the nail removed with soaks to resolve infection. You may require an oral antibiotic for 7-10 days as well
Answered on Mar 17, 2016

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