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.

Questions and answers on "Paronychia"

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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Recent questions on  Paronychia

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I have reoccurring paronychia on large toe. It started draining yesterday, I am soaking it 2-3 times daily and using ichthammol to draw the...

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What are the diseases of the fingernails? Mine look horrendous and as if they are dying.

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Hi! Last spring i suffered a small injury to my left foot toe. Nothing broken but my toenail got black. I went to see a doctor back then, she said...

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Hi, I m 28 year male. My big toe finger nail got fungi infection, its turns yellow in color and from right side of the nail its get eaten(broken),...

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My 4 year old has Paronychia on her left thumb and I noticed today that underneath her nail is white, and appears to be pushing up. I ve done...

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I appear to have an infection at the top right corner of my middle left toenail, after
accidentally peeling off the edge of the nail (I tend to...

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Our daughter has had an infection in her nail. (looks like paronychia) The swelling has gone down, but her nail is separating from the nail bed. It...

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