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How to treat infected toe nail during pregnancy?

M 20 weeks pregnant m having in growth of toe nail in my left toe since I conceived i had gone for pus drainage it was healed now again toe started becoming yellow and m having throbbing pain is it safe to remove the whole toe nail as I can t bear the pain.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016
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Hi and welcome to Healthcaremagic. Thank you for your query. I am Dr. Rommstein, I understand your concerns and I will try to help you as much as I can.
First , you should avoid antibiotics as much as possibl because of risk for aby in this period of pregnancy.. Second you should treat it with soaking in salty warm water and apply steroid cream. If there is no improvement, it can be partially or totaly removed under local anasthesia.

I hope I have answered you query. If you have any further questions you can contact us in every time.
Kindly regards. Wish you a good health.
DR. Ivan Rommstein
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