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Paronchial fingers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
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User :   no.
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User :   I have problem of paronchia of fingers.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How long do youhave this
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User :   as of now it is there on my middle finger, but is drying up. also it is there on my left thumb. since 4 days. not much but it slightly burns
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User :   gender-male age 52 years
User :   the cuticle on both the fingers is lifted near the affected side.
User :   marital status-married with 2 children age group 18-22 yrs
Doctor :   Location and Occupatin
User :   location - ----- Ocupation - business - computers
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you a nail biters
User :   there was water like discharge and itchiness earlier. now, it has dried
Doctor :   The cause of paronychia is not really yet known
Doctor :   however it should be treated with septic measures
Doctor :   it is more commonin old ages
Doctor :   too
User :   up with a little scaling. but whenever skin ruptures , then there is watery discharge. I also have mild diabetes
User :   discharge. What medicine, internal tablets or external ointment can i use/apply.
User :   use/apply
Doctor :   Yes paronychgia has pain, sicne you are diabetic
User :   No, i am not a nail biter
Doctor :   never try your own way of treatment
Doctor :   Yoiu should always show it to a general practitioner
Doctor :   if it tense with pus accumulation
User :   ok. thank you
Doctor :   it is better drained by sruger
Doctor :   surgery
Doctor :   if it is not tnese
Doctor :   you can put the finger in the warm water with salt in it
Doctor :   You should aslo find out that the abnoprmal blood sugar levels are causing these repeatedly
User :   Ok.
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User :   blood sugar levels are in control normally.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The diabetics
Doctor :   have the highest chance of recurrence
Doctor :   so be careful to not to deal with paronychia
Doctor :   self
Doctor :   actually no ointment or medicine is needed
Doctor :   eithe r it is cut aseptic and drain the pus
Doctor :   or put it in warm water and salt for few days without rupturing it self
Doctor :   You seem to be deficient in nutritional requ
Doctor :   You may take CHROMIUM PICOLINATE 200 tablets
Doctor :   for better utilisation of insulin
Doctor :   and control the blood sugar levels
User :   Yeah. Last time a skin specialist gave some ointment. Before that, a surgeon had cut and drained the pus under local anaesthesia. My diabetologist asked me put moist cloth with salt water on it
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is the best way
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   no need to apply the antiseptic ointments on it
Doctor :   unless infectd
User :   Thank a lot for all the advice
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