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What are the tests for paronychia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually none needed

It is a clinical diagnosis and no tests are generally needed.
The doctor may wish to culture the lesion for a better identification of the organism involved.

In brief: Usually none needed

It is a clinical diagnosis and no tests are generally needed.
The doctor may wish to culture the lesion for a better identification of the organism involved.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Wound culture

Its a clinical diagnosis.
Wound cultures may be obtained for proper antibiotic selection if the initial antibiotic give is not successful.

In brief: Wound culture

Its a clinical diagnosis.
Wound cultures may be obtained for proper antibiotic selection if the initial antibiotic give is not successful.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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