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Extreme pain after nail scraped from finger. Big paint chip under nail. How to remove it?

Hello, I was getting ready to go to bed last night and went to shut my cloths draw and my hand slipped of the handle and my nails scraped down the draw, I felt a very sharp pain in my finger when I looked a big paint chip had gone under my nail, I have tried to remove it but I was unsuccessful and it is painful, I was just wandering what my cause of action should be as I am extremely worried about it.
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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Did you have any bleeding then?Ifso get an intramuscular tetanus injection and get the piece removed with scissors or forceps after keeping it in boiling water for 5-10minutes.Along with this let me start you on T.droxyl500mg twice daily and T.Signoflam[paracetamol with serratiopeptidase]with T.Zinetac 150mg twice daily before food for 5 days.If you could not remove the piece by yourself better consult a doctor in person.
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