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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What should I apply on puss and bruise on toe nail?

Hi Doc, I bruised my big toe in soccer, the nail was blue black, the pain went away two days back, while i was cleaning the nail pus started to come out, now drained it, there is slight pain, what should i put on it? antiseptic cream or antibiotic cream?
Tue, 24 Feb 2015
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Hi,
It seems that there might be having nail bed infection following injury on the part.
Clean the part with antiseptic lotion or warm water and dress it with antibiotic cream.
Ok and take care.
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