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My father's left leg's thumb nail became white and its paining alot

Hello everybody.,.,, My father's left leg's thumb nail became white and its paining alot.,., the pain is spreading around the nail,.,.please help.,.,.,
Asked On : Thu, 26 Aug 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hello,
i would advise you to take him to a doctor.
it looks like an infection of the nail bed.
if allowed it will spread fast. it needs to be corrected with antibiotics.
i hope i have answered your query.
take care
Answered: Thu, 1 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Swaroop H S's  Response
hello zeeshan,
the pain in the left big toe might be due to a infection of the nail bed .so u have to consult a physician , if the nail not viable excision of nail to be required with few antibiotics.
Answered: Thu, 1 Sep 2011
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