4 doctors weighed in:

What are the symptoms of paronychia?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pain redness,+

Swelling, pus formation.
Paronychia/whitlow/felon, is an often-tender bacterial or fungal hand infection or foot infection where the nail and skin meet at the side or the base of a finger or toenail. The infection can start suddenly (acute paronychia) or gradually (chronic paronychia).

In brief: Pain redness,+

Swelling, pus formation.
Paronychia/whitlow/felon, is an often-tender bacterial or fungal hand infection or foot infection where the nail and skin meet at the side or the base of a finger or toenail. The infection can start suddenly (acute paronychia) or gradually (chronic paronychia).
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Please consult this site for info:http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/paronychia/overview.html
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Infection

Pain, swelling , redness and drainage are all possible symptoms of a paronychia.
, .

In brief: Infection

Pain, swelling , redness and drainage are all possible symptoms of a paronychia.
, .
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Smith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
382K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors