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What causes paronychia (nail infection) ?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
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In brief: Bacteria Fungus Yeas

Paronychia is a common skin infection that occurs around the nails.
It is initiated by an injury that allows the percutaneous penetration and subsequent colonization by a bacteria, yeast, or fungus. At times the infection may be a combination of these organisms.

In brief: Bacteria Fungus Yeas

Paronychia is a common skin infection that occurs around the nails.
It is initiated by an injury that allows the percutaneous penetration and subsequent colonization by a bacteria, yeast, or fungus. At times the infection may be a combination of these organisms.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Yes

Infection due to an ingrown nail border.

In brief: Yes

Infection due to an ingrown nail border.
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