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Ingrown toenail with black around the pus pocket bad if diabetic?

16 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: See a specialist!

Infection in a diabetic should never be ignored especially if you are noting additional skin color changes.
If you can't be seen by a foot specialis same day, go to urgent care or the er.

In brief: See a specialist!

Infection in a diabetic should never be ignored especially if you are noting additional skin color changes.
If you can't be seen by a foot specialis same day, go to urgent care or the er.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
4 doctors agree

In brief: YES!!

Any infection in a diabetic is a cause for concern.
See your doctor as soon as possible.

In brief: YES!!

Any infection in a diabetic is a cause for concern.
See your doctor as soon as possible.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You should have this looked at by your podiatrist as soon as possible.
It could become worse with time.

In brief: Yes

You should have this looked at by your podiatrist as soon as possible.
It could become worse with time.
Dr. Jeffrey Boggs
Dr. Jeffrey Boggs
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Urgent medical attention is needed, in diabetic, neglected infections may lead to amputations and other septic complication.

In brief: Yes

Urgent medical attention is needed, in diabetic, neglected infections may lead to amputations and other septic complication.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: Diabetic toe infecti

Yes it can be serious, immediately see a md or visit er.

In brief: Diabetic toe infecti

Yes it can be serious, immediately see a md or visit er.
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
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