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How to tell if my ingrown toenail developed into a skin abscess?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: Many possibilities

Possible signs of having an infected ingrown nail may include: pain increased redness, swelling, bleeding, tightness or drainage at the nail margins.
If pain does not improve, or you develop signs of infection, get it evaluated by a professional.

In brief: Many possibilities

Possible signs of having an infected ingrown nail may include: pain increased redness, swelling, bleeding, tightness or drainage at the nail margins.
If pain does not improve, or you develop signs of infection, get it evaluated by a professional.
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In brief: Abscess

An abscess is a collection of pus in the body.
Signs would include, swelling, redness, pain, and possible drainage. If you are concerned, i would advise you to see a podiatrist. Bad infections can require antibiotics.

In brief: Abscess

An abscess is a collection of pus in the body.
Signs would include, swelling, redness, pain, and possible drainage. If you are concerned, i would advise you to see a podiatrist. Bad infections can require antibiotics.
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