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A 21-year-old male asked:

I bit the skin between my finger nail.,now it bloodshot and swollen.,and very painful .what can i put on it ,to get relief from the sticking pain?

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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You can get some: relief my soaking the finger in hot water that is not too hot to be uncomfortable, 15 minutes at a time a few times a day.. OCT pain relievers may help as well. If it gets worse or you note pus under the fingernail, please see a doctor. Dr. Anne.

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Last updated Mar 27, 2016

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