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Ingrown Toenail With Black Around The Pus Pocket Bad If Diabetic
Onychocryptosis is the medical name for ingrown toe nail. The nail can be flat or curved and still be ingrown. 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
How to stop granulation tissue of toenail I am 53 non-diabetic healthy female with chronic ingrown toe-nail, which i usually manage conservatively. About 10 days ago it became infected and formed an area of pus, which has drained and now appears to be he
See a Podiatrist: Granulation tissue forms from a chronic ingrown toenail. In order to stop it, the offending painful nail border must be removed and the area where the nail is produced must be chemically cauterized. This is a very simple office procedure which takes five minutes and is painless under local anesthesia. http://youtu.be/l8roh179tas leo krawetz, dpm, facfas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
My toe has swelled and has pus or some other discharge coming out of it. I think it is an ingrown toenail.?
Infection: Most likely infected. May have started with an ingrown toenail but more serious problem now. You need to see your doctor, have the toe evaluated, cultured, and start an oral and topical antibiotic. In the meanwhile, keep it clean, minimize activity, avoid tight fitting shoes, apply an otc antibiotic such as polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or neosporin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took care of what I believe to be an ingrown toenail by myself a few days ago. My toe became red, swollen, and now there is pus. What should I do?
My partner has a painful big toe and it bleeds and has pus and it has made his toe have a lump on it. Ingrown toenail?
Toe next to big toe is inflamed, bright red, pain but no pus. Pain keeping me up at night, no ingrown toenail, what could this be?
What should be done about an infected ingrown toenail that can be done in my own home? (already cut the nail and drained pus; how to keep it clean?)
Keep it clean : Try warm water soaks twice daily with a little betadine in the water. Keep a bandaid on the open area. Also, wear a shoe that does not put pressure on your toe until it is fully healed. It is often too tight shoes that cause the problem in the first place. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers