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I have an infected toe I think this an ingrown nail its all red and hurts what can I do to reduced the pain and redness?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Pain meds + Ice/heat

+ elevate + Antibiotics.
See your PCP for the early treatment and antibiotics, but if no improvement then the nail would need to be removed ( partial or completely). Soaking in warm saline also is helpful.

In brief: Pain meds + Ice/heat

+ elevate + Antibiotics.
See your PCP for the early treatment and antibiotics, but if no improvement then the nail would need to be removed ( partial or completely). Soaking in warm saline also is helpful.
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