Sore throat, area of smashed fingernail getting warm. Suggestions?
Hi. I SMASHED my finger/fingernail badly 1 week ago. There has been lots of clear drainage/ blood . A couple of days ago it began to smell...quite fetid. I have soaked it in hydrogen peroxide every day. Now the area is getting warm. Not sure if it is related, but I have a sore throat and feel...
Have a bump under the skin next to a fingernail
I have a soft bump under skin next to a fingernail. No discoloration, pain, or redness, just a swollen area. The fingernail adjacent to the bump has become deformed, concave on that side of the nail & thinner, but normal nail shape on the other side where the bump isn t. I ve had this condition...
Pain in the middle of fingernail. What could it be?
Hello, I get a very sharp pain in the middle of my fingernail if i knock or bang it on anything. This has been happening now for approx 2 months, and is only on 1 finger (all other fingernails are fine) There is no swelling, redness,heat,cuts or fungus when looking at nail and surrounds. The pain...
How could Livalo affect my fingernails?
How could Livalo affect my fingernails? I have three that look like they have the beginning of fungus. Never had this problem before in my life. I am 62. Had this approx 3 months ago. stopped meds. this went away. started again approx 3 mons now its back. Help+
Losing fingernails in hands and feet. What should be done?
My 25 month old, startes loosing her fingernails in both feet and hands. She does not have any other sympthoms and does not seem to be hurt at all. We are a family of four, with our oldes being 9 years old and the last time any of us was sick with a cold was over a month ago. Should I take her to...
Having painful circular growth under fingernail. What is this?
My husband has a growth under lhis fingernail that is circular and in the middle of the end of his finger. It is very painful if touched and it looks like it is growing. He had a stroke 13 years ago and has very limited used of his left hand. This is the hand that has the growth on it. The growth...
Whiteness under the fingernail, lifting and losing nail. Help
Hello Dr. ! I have started to lose two fingernails..they are turning while under the nail and the nail lifting...My husband just had a massive heart attack..I found him..I am trying to pull it together...but the white blotches under my nail and the nail lifting up over these area..I desperately...
To stop the finger nail fungus, you need to apply over the counter antifungal cream (athletic foot's cream), along with making sure keep your toe dry (don't wear shoes for too long, if no alternate please remove shoe ever 2 hrs and make your foot dry with room air.
Hope it helps.
Thanks for the query.
Dr. JAY PATEL
wut infection wuld cause a.blister with yellow puss under & around nail from tiny cut under nail after drained dead skin under nail begin 2 make bail fall off?
Many types of microorganisms can infect the skin & fingernails. The most common is bacterial infections by staphylococcus species. Makr sure to keep the area clean and dry, do not pop or pick at it. See a doctor if the area doesn't heal in a week or so, you might need an antibiotic.
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