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My Toe Has Swelled And Has Pus Or Some Other Discharge Coming Out Of It I Think It Is An Ingrown Toenail
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 4 more doctor answers
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
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 big toenail on my left foot has been hurting off and on for about a year. I've squeezed pus out of it. I have an ingrown toenail? Any options, other than surgery?
Four months after getting an operation for an ingrown toenail, there is still swelling in the skin of 5mm, near the nail. It created pus and abscess and it is not healing. What should I do?
You will have pain: Due to poorly fitted narrow tipped shoes outer edge of nail big toe grows into flesh, causing pain, aggravates by wearing shoes.Some times you can see red flesh, pus at the edge of nail. It is time to see your dpm or md ( most of md s do not perform toe nail surgery ) to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an ingrown toenail and tried the nail bracing technique to life it and relieve the pressure. Now I have discoloration in the corner of my toe.
Separation anxiety.: Discoloring of the nail can be caused by several things. Your history narrows the possibilities. An examination would simplify getting to the real problem. Having said that, more than likely the color change is either due to air getting under the nail or the effects of a fungal infection starting in the corner area of the nail. Both can occur when the plate is separated from the underlying bed. ...Read more
I have recurring ingrown toenails on my big toe. Did shoes cause this? My pedicurist removes the edge but it always returns. The nail is also thicker?
Aggrevate probably: Chronic ingrown toenails usually will require surgical correction if they persist. This can be performed in the office under local and usually without much, if any, down time. Have you podiatrist evaluate you problem and discuss options. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My toe nail fell off 6 months ago while moving over seas. It started growing back and was almost grown except it had an ingrown toenail so I cut it an?
I have a recurring issue of an ingrown toenail on the big toes of my feet. What options are there to fix this?
I've had an ingrown toenail removed twice (same side of same toe) and it is starting to grow back again. Should i see another doctor?
I had 2 ingrown Toenails they had hurt for so long I I took out a peice that was deep in 1 toe I think it's worse now. no pcp will urgent care help?
Ingrown toenail: Start soaking 3x/day and apply topical neosporin. If it does not improve in a few days then see your doctor ...Read more
I looked and it doesn't seem like there's an ingrown toenail at all, or any kind of swelling. So why does my toe hurt?
Many reasons. : Could still be an incurvated toenail, or you could have sprained or broken it stubbing it on furniture. If more than one toe hurts, see a podiatrist, pcp, or rheumatologist (or even a neurologist) to rule out arthritis, systemic conditions, neuropathy, or other issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The outside edges of both of my big toes are numb. Why is this? I suffer from chronic ingrown toenails, could this play a part?
I had an ingrown toenail removed about 3 weeks ago, however, I randomly feel stabbing pain on the side of my toe where I had the toenail removed. ?
Random act of pain.: First of all, there are several commonly used procedures to remove an ingrown toenail. Since the pain is random, things are probably fine. Some procedures need more time than others to completely resolve post-operatively. You might start keeping tabs on just how many occurrences of pain you have, and that the episodes are occurring less and further apart. If not, then you need to call the surgeon. ...Read more
I Had an ingrown toenail so on friday my podiatrist took it out & put 4 stitches on my toe and i just noticed dried blood. ?
How can I get rid of ingrown toe nails? I have major problems with ingrown toenails, i clip them out only to have them back in a short period of time.
Ingrown nails: Many times, ingrown nails are actually caused by a deformity at the nail root or matrix. If you have had to remove them several times, chances are some type of surgical procedure would need to be done to stop the nail from growing at that border. It is a simple procedure and has very good outcomes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It is recommended: Just squeeze a line of Orajel along the cuticle and let soak for 2 or 3 minutes and the pain is gone. Since the active ingredient, benzocaine, is actually a topical local anesthetic, it numbs the area where it is applied, and prevents those nerves from sending signals to the brain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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