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I need help I think I have paronychia in my toenail

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I need help I think I have paronychia in my toenail

This is Dr. David.

We are doctors here to help answer medical questions.

We can't give out prescriptions for antibiotics, even if you need them.

Can you upload a photo of your toenail?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Pain is not on right side. It is at top of nail and around left / bottom side of nail and under toe
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I need advice on what to do to reduce soreness. Atm I have tried warm bath & savlon on there currently

That could be an infection. You should ice the toe and elevate the foot.

And you should see your GP doctor or go to the A&E and get on a course of antibiotics to see if that helps.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Is it urgent or it can wait til tomorrow for GP

You can wait until tomorrow to see your GP doctor.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Could it be ingrown toenail?

It could be an ingrown toenail or it could be a nail infection like paronychia.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Is TCP good for this?

You can try TCP anticeptic liquid on the area.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you Dr.