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I have a sharp throbbing pain under my finger nail that is touch and temperature sensitive, what could this be?
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Fingernail pain
The throbbing pain under the fingernail could be due to the pressure building between the nail and the nail bed, possibly due to bleeding under the nail (sublingual hematoma) or infection of the skin surrounding the nail (paronychia).
It would be wise to see a doctor for evaluation.

In brief: Fingernail pain
The throbbing pain under the fingernail could be due to the pressure building between the nail and the nail bed, possibly due to bleeding under the nail (sublingual hematoma) or infection of the skin surrounding the nail (paronychia).
It would be wise to see a doctor for evaluation.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree
In brief: Difficult diagnosis
Might be herpes but not being able to examine the area makes this difficult to exclude slivers of foreign material which might have gotten under the nail, or a variety of other entities.

In brief: Difficult diagnosis
Might be herpes but not being able to examine the area makes this difficult to exclude slivers of foreign material which might have gotten under the nail, or a variety of other entities.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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