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Large blister under nail, sinus infection. Soaked in salt water, pus removed. Cure?

i have a large pus filled blister on the side of my thumb partly under my nail, I have been suffering from a sinus infection but am recovering so it could be connected to that - but I am also a milliner and sew for a living and so often stab my self with needles on my hand so it could be more connected to that I have soaked it in salt water and have squeezed out pus but it is still growing, what can I do?
Asked On : Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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Hello juliaemily.knox
From the symptoms that you have described it is acute paronychia which is an infection of the nailbed. this is linked to your needle pricks but not related to sinus infection. It needs to be drained. You can consult a surgeon who will do and incision and drainage.
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