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A 35-year-old female asked:

For +-2 weeks have had a cut-like wound on big toe just in front of my toe-nail (not caused by toe-nail apparently). it had pus but no more since about 3 days ago. been cleaning with savlon, then dermoban. not healing. pain on & off, hurts if touched?

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Dr. Stephen Gold
Specializes in Family Medicine
Be gentle : You must be careful in how you treat this. Clean this with gentle soap and warm water. You must avoid anything that will interfere with normal healing. Use a simple Band-Aid and anti-bacterial ointment And keep the tip of your toes from rubbing on the inside of your shoe. Call your doctor for increasing pain, swelling or drainage.

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Last updated Apr 7, 2020

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