A 58-year-old male asked:
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Splinter (wood) under the fingernail that is stuck under full length of nail. Tried to soak it; wood expands. Can't reach w/ tweezers, advice?

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2 possibilities: 1 wait and see what happens as it will come out as the nail grows, there a risk of infection and if it bothering you. 2. Go to your doctor for removal.
Answered on Jul 3, 2017

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