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Help. My nail (on the side) is swollen. I suspect paronychia. What should i do? It hurts a lot.

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
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In brief: PARONYCHIA

PARONYCHIAS ARE USUALLY TREATED BY DERMATOLOGISTS.
UNTIL YOU GET TO SEE ONE, FAIRLY HOT SOAKS FOR 15 MINUTES EVERY THREE OR FOUR HOURS, AND THEN APPLYING AN ANTIBIOTIC OINTMENT MIGHT HELP.

In brief: PARONYCHIA

PARONYCHIAS ARE USUALLY TREATED BY DERMATOLOGISTS.
UNTIL YOU GET TO SEE ONE, FAIRLY HOT SOAKS FOR 15 MINUTES EVERY THREE OR FOUR HOURS, AND THEN APPLYING AN ANTIBIOTIC OINTMENT MIGHT HELP.
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