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Smelly Pus Toe
Sir I got a problem as my toe's nail inserted to the side of my mass and it causing severe pain and also a smelly pus. I went to a doctor and he cuts the half part of my nail but the mass or flesh is not healing and on the other side the nail is growing
See a qualified DPM: Proud Flesh on the corners are related to the ingrown nail. Not unlike a splinter. The odor is an infection usual superficial. See a podiatrist and have the nail edges removed and the matrix destroyed. The procedure is called a P and A nail procedure. ...Read more
I have a area on my toes & it's got pus & blood coming out of it & very painful. Should I see a dr or can I treat it at home?
Infection: Is what you have. Yu can ponder what caused it later, for now see a foot doc and get antibiotics. You might need the site drained as well. ...Read more
Try soaking in warm water with epsom salt to open up the area after the skin is soft.
If not see a podiatrist. ...Read more
There is this weird green pus coming out of the side of my toe. Is it infected? If it is what could I do to help it?
Go to the ER: Any drainage from your toe is not normal ...Read more
In ma toe hav smal wound it z not dryin. If it dries it peeled off automaticaly 4 tyms it was peeled off til nw nd pus comin frm the wound continously?
Hi I have had ingrown/infected toes for six months I have had them operated on twice but they are still infected, swollen and ooze pus. What can I do?
Foot infection: You should be seen and examined and diagnosed appropriately by an orthopedist and/or an infectious diseases expert. This has the potential to develop into very serious deep tissue infection including osteomyelitis and needs aggressive diagnostic and management techniques, probably including imaging studies. Do not wait longer. Go now. ...Read more
My toes have been red, and now I have developed some pus on the plantar portion of one of my toes. And the toe is extremely painful. Any suggestions?
How do I know if pus us what is coming out of my toe. It swollen on one side, kinda painful and has a discharge coming out of it. How can I treat this?
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I have white patches on my sole, at the area below the toes. They feel like a big patch of blisters except no pain and pus and it's white. Help?
Sweat.: Could be that you have excessive sweating in the areas mentioned. If the lesion are not raised and you have no pain that what I guess it could be. Moisture causes maceration or whiteness. If you have them in between your toes could also be as a result of fungal or bacterial infection. See a podiatrist for further diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have an open would on my big toe that doesn't seem to be healing. I injured it 5 days ago, it still bleeds a bit and is forming pus. Is this normal?
Paronychia/Onychia: It sounds like you have an infection. Most likely, a paronychia/onychia, which is an infected ingrown toenail, the most common cause of toe infections. If you are Diabetic or in any way immune-compromised, get to a doctor immediately. If you are not, the infection could still be serious, and you should seek attention ASAP. ...Read more
Boil on toe, clear jelly like pus. Treated with antibiotic ointment. Boil dry up but grow again in 2 weeks.
The corner of my big toe is tender and swirly swollen and when you squeeze it pus is coming out, what is wrong?
My toe on my right foot is red on one side and painful I put a pen in to get the pus out can't see Dr until next week what should I do?
I peeled off some dead baggy skin - left after draining pus- on toe. Now there is dead skin around that hole connected to the rest of my skin. Normal?
I would highly: Suggest you see a podiatrist. You should not self treat "holes" in the foot. This could lead to further infection. ...Read more
Went on holiday to srilanka bitten by ant or mosquito and have a big wound that's turning black round the edges near my left big toe and pus coming out?
My big toe is purple and it was num for a week now is pus cumin out and the pus is redness orange color?
Paronychia: You have an infection. Please go see your physician. ...Read more
I kick by mistake the pavement. Now my big toe nail is white and there is water coming underneath it. No pus yet?
My bf wears mid-calf steel-toed boots for protection/support. Lately he's been getting itchy, sometimes painful, pus-filled bumps. What r they?
What to do now when inspite of Cefuroxime from my dads rashes fluid still coming not pus. His dr said no culture as no pus. His toe looks red & black?
I have a very sore big toe producing pus, I've had it before but its always had tendency to come back, what shall I do, what do you think is causing it?
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