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Have swelling beside toe. Its itchy and red. Remedy?

On the side of my foot by the lump where my little toe is, it is swollen, very red but there is not any brusing but when i walk on it but it feels like there is a bruise . It can sometimes get itchy mostly at night and its been like this for almost 2 weeks and isnt getting better. What is it? and how can i help it recover?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Hello user,
As per clinical history, most probably, I think its a infection of your nail pulp, also called as Felon. Felons are closed-space infections of the fingertip pulp.

Its difficult from my side to diagnose things without seeing them, it would be preferable if you can upload the pic, or rather go to nearby physician or surgeon to get yourself your toe examined !!!

hope my info helped you
Dr Hari Om Chandrakar
Answered: Thu, 13 Jun 2013
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