Paronychia

What is Paronychia?

Paronychia is a nail disease that is an often-tender bacterial or fungal infection of the hand or foot where the nail and skin meet at the side or the base of a finger or toenail.

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Hello doctor, My mother age 55, had acute Paronychia twice in 2 different fingers. Both time the doctors drained it but now it is not healing. It...

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Acute frequent paronchyia are one of the signs of increased blood sugar levels in the body at this age.

As the...

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My second toe is extremely itchy, swollen (at the very tip under the nail) and painful. This is secondary to running a marathon next week. It's...

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Brief Answer:
Paronychia is a possibility, Need Close-Up pic

Detailed Answer:
Hi. Thanks for posting your concern at XXXXXXX

After going through...

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how can i get rid of the black spots throughout my finger and also in the nail area ??

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Brief Answer:
paronychia and nail XXXXXXX line on nail.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your mail.

The picture sent by you shows white line on nail...

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