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Suggest treatment for red bump on pinky toe

Woke up yesterday with a red bump on the top left pinky (the top joint right below the nail) and by noon the swelling had moved across the whole joint. It s just on the top side of my pinky. It woke me up a few times last night due to some stinging pain. It felt like some fluid so I poked it with a sterilized pin but nothing came out. I can bend it.
Thu, 21 May 2015
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hi,Dear,Thnks for the query.In my opinion its subungual cellulitis with indurated inflamed tissue of your right pinky.Some antiinflammatory NSAID and antibiotic from your local doctor -would resolve if the , pain and swelling grows.Hope you got the answer.Wellcome for again for the treatment.
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