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Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Campbell
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Probably an ingrown nail due to wearing ill fitting shoes.
Needs to be treated with soaks with Epsom salts and wearing properly fitting shoes that do not cause pressure on the toe box if you have diabetes sees doctoras this pilfer serious.

In brief: Yes

Probably an ingrown nail due to wearing ill fitting shoes.
Needs to be treated with soaks with Epsom salts and wearing properly fitting shoes that do not cause pressure on the toe box if you have diabetes sees doctoras this pilfer serious.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: Yes, and yes

When there is pus, there is infection.

In brief: Yes, and yes

When there is pus, there is infection.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Paronychia

This is an infection along the border of the nail.
As long as this drains and you keep it clean it should heal on its own. Sometimes this is due to ingrown nail and sometimes to trauma or to nail biting.

In brief: Paronychia

This is an infection along the border of the nail.
As long as this drains and you keep it clean it should heal on its own. Sometimes this is due to ingrown nail and sometimes to trauma or to nail biting.
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