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Ingrown Toenail With Black Around The Pus Pocket Bad If Diabetic
Also called onychocryptosis, this condition occurs when the margin of the nail impinges into the flesh (nail fold) on either side of the nail or even the end of the nail. This can lead to violation of the skin (paronychia) and open you up to infections. These are painful and can easily be treated ...Read more
I have ingrown toenail ( infected but no pus or blood) so im soaking my feet in vinegar . Now i have small black dot on skin near toenail. Gangrene?
Is this an infection or wound. dark red area on left big toe. when i clipped nails, small amount of pus exited corner of toe. also extremely painful.
Ingrown nail, keep-: -clean &see your PCP in the morning. You have already drained it. Warm soaks will help symptoms decrease. You could also call today & talk to person on call for more advice. ...Read more
I was told that there re still pockets of pus near the area where Dr lanced staph infection & was put on antibiotic.What will happen to pus around it?
T2 diabetic. Injured my thumb under the nail. Throbbing pain until I poked small hole in nail w lancet and removed pus/pressure. Need antibiotics?
See someone: No one can answer that question without seeing you. Talk to you doctor. ...Read more
I removed a nail and en though swell g and redness is going down around the toe inside where the nail grows developing I'm on keflex ?
I drained pus from gum abscess--all ok. No pus now; a very tiny bead of fluid about ready (or not) to drain by itself. I help it along? Under care.
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?
What should be done about, what we think is an infected ingrown toe nail? The toe nail has come off twice, smells bad and had a red color.
Toe problem: I am making the assumption that this was not submitted by an 11 year (even though demographic shows this is being asked by an 11 year old). Just seems too sophisticated for that age. The fact that the toe is malodorous is of concern. Recommend podiatrist or your healthcare provider evaluate promptly. ...Read more
What do to for an ingrown toenail that became infected and pussing and a small red lump is now coming from the cuticle. ?
It may hurt, but...: There is a small piece of nail still embedded in the corner. You need to get that out. If you can't get it out on your own, a podiatrist can. Sometimes this can be done without numbing the toe, but often, anesthesia is necessary. If it is a chronic condition, there is a very successful surgery that can be done to permanently correct the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Subungual hematoma; left index, how long until nail falls off? Lots of blood accumulating under nail. Black in colour. Severely painful and swollen.
Trephination: Ouch! Go see your family doc about this condition, the sooner the better. S/he can make a hole (trephinate) in your nail allowing blood to escape, thus relieving pressure & pain. No anesthesia needed. Instant pain relief w/very dramatic release of blood build up. Check out http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/82926-overview for more info. ...Read more
I have an infection around the base of my big toe (w/puss and blood coming out when i push around where its red). Treating w/ peroxide, anything else?
Went on holiday to srilanka bitten by ant or mosquito and have a big wound thats turning black round the edges near my left big toe and pus coming out?
Big toe at the cutical is redish n puffy just sterilized needle n popped it n yellowish pus oozed from under my cuticle can I take care without a doc?
Caught my toe nail a week ago and some of it ripped off and now there is an infection under the nail. What can I do toe is red, inflamed & painful.
See your doctor: Please see your doctor. It sounds like your toe is infected, and this needs to be treated properly. Your doctor may remove a portion of your nail to allow the infection to drain properly. They may also recommend soaks with Epsom salt. Depending on the severity of the infection, you may also need topical or oral antibiotics. ...Read more
I had ingrown toe nail out! it's been almost 2 weeks and its oozing and have a red streak down the middle of the toe nail. What could be wrong?
Infection: Was the nail edge just cut out, or was it also cauterized to prevent regrowth? The latter can be red and drain for several weeks. The alternative is infection. Either way, the best course is to contact the doctor that treated it initially, have it evaluated and let that doctor decide whether antibiotics are appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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