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Red dot next to big toe, swollen, no pain, pus oozing, bleeding. What might it be?

I have a red dot next to my right big toe nail and it s swollen just a tad. It doesn t hurt at all so I didn t really pay attention to it but tonight I started picking at it and puss came out. Only a very small amount and then it started bleeding . Could you tell me what it might be? I ve had 2 ingrown toe nails and I know what they fill like and it can t be that because those were very painfully and this is not at all
Asked On : Mon, 10 Sep 2012
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Swollen big toe with red dot near by may be due to ingrown toenail infection.first treat ingrow toenail by broad spectrum antibiotic..antiinflammatory agent which decreases the pus after that red dot which is granuloma pyogenicum can be treated with electrocautery until bleeding is stopped.use a topical antibiotic after that to relieve from it
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