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Hurting toe, lavender toe nail. Will soaking the toe in warm water, epsom salt cure it?

I dropped a full crock pot on my toe a week ago today.not to black and blue except at cuticle,where it hit hardest. I know have sticky light orange weeping,whole nail is lavender and seems to be lifting off nail bed.Now that its oozing what should I soak it in?Warm water with epsom salt or peroxide?For the last week I ve put it in ice water,off and on.
Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to heathcare Magic!
Your injury is too deep to be managed by home remedies.
You should get tetanus injection if you have not received in past 5years.
The nail probably has got a hematoma and oozing fluid indicates that is is infected.
You should go to ER and get it drained and dressed at the earliest to avoid sepsis and bigger complications.
You will also need systemic antibiotics.

Wish you a great health!
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