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Skin Coming Off Toes
There's a piece of skin that grows in the crease of my toe and it hurts. When I take it out theres a hole and it keeps coming back . What can I do ?
See a doctor: Before you give yourself a problem. We can't see your lesion. Is it an ulcer your describing? Is it a lesion that may not be benign? Or is it something simpler like a keratin cyst or porokeratosis? Without seeing it, hard to say, but that's why there are doctors. Go see one. ...Read more
There is a piece of skin that grows in the crease of my big toe that hurts and when I pull the skin out there is a little hole it keeps coming back?
What is wrong with my toe and what should I do? On the side it is alittle swollen with skin coming out of where my nail meets the skin. Very painful.
Ingrown nail: Maybe an infected ingrown toenail. Post a pic if you can. You will need to have a minor procedure done to remove part of the toenail ...Read more
My big toe nail was removed due to heavy impact and new growth coming through. New-skin feels best on nail bed, is it ok to continue using?
New skin: This should be ok. Would recommend keeping it clean daily ...Read more
My big toe has some puss coming out of the side buy the toenail. The skin there is puffy and red. It causes minor discomfort. What should I do?
Ingrown toenail: You should see a podiatrist to have the ingrown nail removed. In the mean time you could soak the toe in epsom salts and water, and apply an antibacterial ointment to the area once or twice a day. ...Read more
Had a bad ingrown nail on my big toe, got a pedi.. Now my big toe is swelling, painful, and i think I have pus coming out from were the skin. Pls help?
Paronychia: You need to see a podiatrist and have the ingrown nail removed. As long as the nail is impinging on the skin the infection will persist. Antibiotics alone will not work. You need a procedure called a partial nail avulsion. The procedure consists of removing the ingrown nail all the way to the matrix (where the nail is produced) and allowing the nail to grow back correctly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dad prescribed Cefuroxime for 7 days to treat skin infection after a cut on his toe.3 days of antib & fluid still coming.What to do as he is diabetic.
I cut my toe skin while cutting my nails now its swollen and looks like i can see tiny red bits coming out and am using a spray called octenisept .
How long will my cut toe take to heal? I accidentally shaved off about 2 layers of skin and its not stitchable, how to i help it heal faster?
Callus: Calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop when your skin tries to protect itself against friction and pressure. They most often develop on the feet and toes or hands and fingers. If you're healthy, you need treatment for calluses only if they cause discomfort. For most people, simply eliminating the source of friction or pressure makes calluses disappear. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
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