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Toe inflammation around nail. Is that urgent?
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
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In brief: Needs attention
Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection.
Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l.

In brief: Needs attention
Usually inflammation around the nail is suggestive of an infection.
Home therapy consists of hot, soapy water soaks, 15-20 min, with massaging of the skin around the nail. If there is drainage, then an antibiotic and a band aid. If it persists, see your podiatrist. The nail may be ingrown and require attention. Don't put off treatment. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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In brief: May be ingrown
Not urgent.If not draining.Soak foot and trim nail.

In brief: May be ingrown
Not urgent.If not draining.Soak foot and trim nail.
Dr. Steven Frydman
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