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How to cure a swollen toenail that has puss?

How to cure a swollen toenail that has puss?

See a Podiatrist: You may need an antibiotic and the nail edge removed. The proceedure is painless. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Toenails (Definition)

Toenails are the hard coverings at the end of the toes. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. They function to protect the end of the toe and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good nail care is important to prevent ...Read more


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Hit myself in levator labii superioris area under eye 3 days ago. No pain but I wake up eye is swollen, goes down during day. Cause and treatment?

Hit myself in levator labii superioris area under eye 3 days ago. No pain but  I wake up eye is swollen, goes down during day. Cause and treatment?

A Bruise: is a bruise...is a bruise...and swelling may persist when the area is "at rest"...Warm Moist Heat may helps by increasing the circulation and mobilizing the fluid (swelling) as does waking up and "smiling"!!!!!!!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node in vaginal area. Hard, small, and painful. Any at home treatment? Usually go away within 1 week and some days but it hurts too bad.

Swollen lymph node in vaginal area. Hard, small, and painful. Any at home treatment? Usually go away within 1 week and some days but it hurts too bad.

Need for examination: Please see your doctor to determine what is causing the lesions. Do not rely on home treatments. Many venereal disease stop causing symptoms but the infection persists and may cause problems later. ...Read more

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Lips feel tight, swollen, sometimes dry.Small area above the lip turned red.Is this allergic reaction?I'm not allergic to anything bfore.Otc treatment?

Lips feel tight, swollen, sometimes dry.Small area above the lip turned red.Is this allergic reaction?I'm not allergic to anything bfore.Otc treatment?

Allergic reaction?: This could be a contact allergy. Unfortunately it is not easy to diagnose without being seen. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Ii have edematous face 1month ago.now ive swollen one side.involving perioricular and orbital area.what is cause and treatment?

Ii have edematous face 1month ago.now ive swollen one side.involving perioricular and orbital area.what is cause and treatment?

Can't say without: Can's say without more information. Best plan is to see ENT doc. Your symptoms are troubling. ...Read more

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Small, invisible, hard lump in thigh/groin area. light pain when pushed. occasional discomfort on its own. hernia? swollen lymph node? treatment?

Small, invisible, hard lump in thigh/groin area. light pain when pushed. occasional discomfort on its own. hernia? swollen lymph node? treatment?

Sometimes it: is difficult if not impossible to tell on physical exam alone whether an inguinal mass is an incarcerated hernia or an enlarged lymph node. Treatment is completely different for these conditions, so you need to see a doctor who can distinguish one from the other. Your doctor might even order an imaging test such as ultrasound. ...Read more

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Bitten by leech while in river, top of foot over arch. 1 week later top of foot large red, swollen area. Itchy, dark purple spot at bite. Treatment?

Bitten by leech while in river, top of foot over arch. 1 week later top of foot large red, swollen area. Itchy, dark purple spot at bite. Treatment?

Leech Bite?: It is actually rare to be allergic or to have a reaction to a leech bite. Assuming it was a leech bite, you could have some irritation and itching, but normally should have no further problems if you have good health and no leech allergies. However, if you are experiencing symptoms such as you describe, then you need to seek medical attention as it may be infected. ...Read more

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Whats sudo gout? Whats the treatment?Why can't I move my ankles they are swollen and hurts very much?

Whats sudo gout? Whats the treatment?Why can't I move my ankles they are swollen and hurts very much?

Psudeogout: Pseudogout causes inflammation in joints similar to gout. Gout is caused by deposition of uric acid crystals in joints, whereas, pseudogout is caused by calcium pyorphosphate crystals. During acute flares, both can respond to anti-inflammatories such as nsaids as well as colchicine. Would recommend being evaluated by your doctor to arrive at a diagnosis. Other causes should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Broke wrist last year, didn't get proper treatment(no cast, etc) hurt it same way i broke it... Can barely move it, shaking, swollen, rebroken?

Broke wrist last year, didn't get proper treatment(no cast, etc) hurt it same way i broke it... Can barely move it, shaking, swollen, rebroken?

Get xray: I would worry that the wrist bones are not in an acceptable position. This could lead to a wrist with chronic pain. I would get an xray now to further assess bone alignment. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you went to a osteopath would they use herbal medicines as part of their treatment?

I'm just wondering, if you went to a osteopath would they use herbal medicines as part of their treatment?

Maybe: It depends on the specialty of the physican and her/his specific practice when it comes to herbal remedies. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Swollen Toenail Area (Definition)

Swollen toenail area can be a symptom of inflammation or infection in the area, commonly due ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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