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Should i puncture my infectede hang nail?

Should i puncture my infectede hang nail?

Not yourself: It is not recommended you do that yourself, see a trained medical professional for any procedure to assure it is done sterile and would therefore decrease any chances of infection dramatically. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a hang nail for a week. It hurts bad what should I do?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You can clip it off in the meantime. ...Read more

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How do I treat an infected hang nail?

How do I treat an infected hang nail?

See answer: An infected nail (paronychia) most often needs antibiotics and can require surgical attention if ingrown. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have that annoying pain of a hang nail, my nailbed is all red and hot and it's really painful! what is the best way to treat a hang nail?

See dr: If it is red and hot you likely have an infection and are in need of an oral antibiotic. tHe hanging part can be successfully tried by the doctor without any pain. ...Read more

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Cut my nails a day ago. Got a hang nail now. Its red & it hurts. Is it infected or just irritated. What are signs of infection?

Cut my nails a day ago. Got a hang nail now. Its red & it hurts. Is it infected or just irritated. What are signs of infection?

Infection Signs: Signs of infection include swelling, redness, increased pain, and/or drainage. It is hard to say without examining finger whether its infection vs irritation. If redness is spreading too this can be sign of infection especially if you see red streaks up arm or hand then you should seek advise from your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small cut from me pulling a hang nail it bled early in the day but stopped is it possible to get HIV from touching damp pants with sperm.

I have a small cut from me pulling a hang nail it bled early in the day but stopped is it possible to get HIV from touching damp pants with sperm.

Unlikely: but not impossible. This is a low risk exposure, but probably worth getting tested. Get an HIV titer drawn in 6 weeks to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more