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I am not sure: I would have her seen. I cannot find any pictures of black swollen cuticles--they should be pink so i would want it evaluated. ...Read more
Can't be certain: Can't be certain. Have you had your nails done? sometimes these can be infections after nail are done. You need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more
No good e-nail cure.: Sounds like you have the fixings of an ingrown toenail. There is more than one way to treat this condition, either with or without surgery. A doctor ,familiar with toe problems, will be able to provide you with all the details. These conditions can get out of hand quickly so it is best to have it examined. ...Read more
Could be infection: This sounds like an infection, especially if you pick at your cuticles, have dry, cracked skin, or chew your nails (but even if you don't infection can occur). See your doctor promptly and have this treated (may need drainage and antibiotics). ...Read more
I dont know what caused it but my index finger hurts around the nailnthe cuticle to the first knuckle is red and swollen what do i do to make it bette?
Paronychia is the: term for an infection that develops along the edge of the fingernail or toenail. Try warm soaks for 15 minutes in a 50% solution of antibacterial soap in water. Do this three or four times a day. Paronychia is usually caused by common skin bacteria entering the skin around the nail that has been damaged by dishwashing, other irritants, or finger sucking. If it does not improve, see your doctor. ...Read more
Toe is swollen at cuticle, oozing brown. Have soaked it in warm water and applied Fucidin 3x for a few days as fam dr said. Hurts. How long to heal?
Need MoreInformation: both history & physical appearance/exam over time. If infection deep enough & soaking plus topical antibiotic not reaching or working well enough, then best change approach and may need systemic antibiotics to get to infection from inside out, not just outside in. The topical antibiotic should be covered with bandaid, after applied to keep it on the wound & allow absorption, despite would weeping. ...Read more
The top part of my pointer finger near the cuticle is swollen, very sore. Its almost like there was a deep blister. Also now a small hole is this bad?
I bite my finger nails and i just saw that near my cuticle it is green and ther is puss under my skin. I also can't feel my finge my nail is red and green its swollen and i can't feel it
It : It sounds like you are dealing with an infectious process. You will need to see a doctor right away for this. You might need the areacleaned, incised and drained, and will also need antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more