A 70-year-old female asked:
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About two weeks ago my thumb became swollen and red. Slightly sensitive to the touch in one spot. Now my skin is peeling and thumb is Still swolleN?

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Abscess: Depending on where it is, it could be a collection of puss like an abscess or a paronychia which is inflammation of the skin around a finger or toenail. See your doctor to have it checked out and possibly drained.
Answered on Apr 13, 2017

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