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I have an inflamed one inch at the tip of my left index finger. I had a crack in the skin near the nail and when using dental floss the crack got deep?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Inflammation finger

Thsi could represent an infection requiring antibiotics.

In brief: Inflammation finger

Thsi could represent an infection requiring antibiotics.
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Dr. Michael Jones
Family Medicine
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In brief: Paronychia

Is usually a staph or strep infection around the nail.
Sometimes requires drainage and generally antibiotics.

In brief: Paronychia

Is usually a staph or strep infection around the nail.
Sometimes requires drainage and generally antibiotics.
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