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Ingrown Toe Nail Slight Swelling Do I Soak It In Hot Water An Hour
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I've asmall localized swelling at myproximal nail fold 5days ago.Painless not tender not red or hot.I tried to soak my finger in hot waterbut no gain?
Throbbing pain and pus coming out of toe nail after cutting it, would anyone recommended soaking it with epsom salt and cleaning it with savlon?
Yes, you could: But it would be best to see a podiatrist to have it properly cared for and to have antibiotics prescribed. ...Read more
See below: For the first 48-72 hours use ice and then switch to heat. ...Read more
What would cause left leg above ankle to swell? I raise it up and even soak n warm bath water. No injury.
Leg swelling: Without an exam it is impossible to say. See your cardiac doc for assistance . ...Read more
I removed a bee stinger with a tweezers from my toddler's foot. Foot fine 1st day, swollen and itchy 2nd day. Worried part of stinger still in foot?
10 days ago,I hurt my wrist.Today,applied ice(in a towel) to wrist for 20 minutes.Then washed it with warm water.The skin there feels burning.Problem?
Frostnip: With mild/superficial frostbite (frostnip) you will develop a "burning" sensation in the frozen area even if you wash with cold water. This will resolve as blood flow and warmth are restored to the area of skin. Be careful though as deeper frostbite can result in skin damage just like a burn. If you numb the area too well during icing, you may not be aware that the damage is occuring. ...Read more
What to do for an infected ingrown? I got the nail out but the pus pocket is still ontop. I soaked it in epsome salt. How to bring down the swellen
Felon or parnonychia: It is best to do local therapy as well as using oral antibiotics and at times drainage is required. ...Read more
Big toe very red in the corner from in grown toe nail. Cut the nail away but appears infected. Soaking in tea tree oil Helps. Do I need anti biot?
My fingernails hurt when i wash hands in warm water. No discoloration or visible problems. If i put on nail polish i don't feel pain.
If i can soak my feet in epson salt and shave off dead callus skin on my feet is it ok or should I stop cause the dead skin reappears a few days later?
Okay to shave, but..: You should determine why the callus is forming in the first place. Callus is the result of some force being applied to the skin. Whether it's from a shoe, the way you walk or the shape of your foot. You may need a different style shoe or some type of pad or support to go in certain shoes when you are doing certain activities that may be more stressful and irritating to your skin. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had a bathalin cyst lanced yesterday. It's steadily oozing. I have to wear a pad, obviously. Can i take a bath? Would love to soak in warm water
Bartholin's Cyst: For a small bartholin's cyst that is not too painful, treatment consists of sitz baths with follow-up if the cyst enlarges or becomes painful. Especially with recurrent cysts treatment with antibiotics and sitz baths to cool off the infection is sometimes done. If this clears up the infection, a surgical procedure called a marsupialization can be done later. ...Read more
I have a glass sliver in my foot. Is it safe to soak my foot in Epsom salt? Does Ichthammol actually work to draw the sliver out? Never used before.
See a doctor: iccthymol is good for drawing the stuff out of boils. It works mostly on liquid things. Glass has a way of moving around. You do not want to wait with this. It could go deeper into your foot. ...Read more
Clipping lizards toenail and toenail hit me in eyelid and cut it. Cleaned with soap, peroxide, and neosporin. Will i be okay... Still hurts a little?
Should be fine. : You should be fine. If it starts to get worse see someone. There is no reason it should cause an infection in a young person if it has been cleaned as you said. ...Read more
Awakened last night by sudden, sharp, throbbing pain in big toe. Slightly red, warm, stiff. No swelling. Healthy diet but drink wine. No ingrown nail.
Toenail ripped completely off 72 ago bleeding stopped, pain so intense can stand touching anything been soaking in epsom salt, no pus just red. Tips?
After running in new running shoes, 4th toe on left foot had pain with pressure like ingrown toenail. no sign of ingrown nail. I have full movement,?
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