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What is paronychia?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
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In brief: Paronychia

Is an tender bacterial or fungal hand or foot infection where the nail and skin meet at the side or the base of a finger or toenail.

In brief: Paronychia

Is an tender bacterial or fungal hand or foot infection where the nail and skin meet at the side or the base of a finger or toenail.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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In brief: Infected nail tissue

Infected tissue around the nail either in toes or fingers usually thought of as an "ingrown nail".

In brief: Infected nail tissue

Infected tissue around the nail either in toes or fingers usually thought of as an "ingrown nail".
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Infection

You may have missed some nail in the corner which may be causing an infection.
If you have redness and drainage, see a professional as you may need to have the ingrown nail border removed and you may need antibiotics.

In brief: Infection

You may have missed some nail in the corner which may be causing an infection.
If you have redness and drainage, see a professional as you may need to have the ingrown nail border removed and you may need antibiotics.
Dr. Payam Rafat
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