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I have an infection just above the nail on my left hand. The

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Good evening. I have an infection just above the nail on my left hand.
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: The swelling has increased in size and is beginning to become painful. I contacted Livi this morning and was given the option for a video meeting with a doctor, but the day is next Tuesday. I was wondering if you could prescribe antibiotics for me, since I am diabetic
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: thank you.
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.

Hello, I am Dr. Nickols M. It's a pleasure to attend to your question.

Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.

can you send me a picture?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Sorry for the delay my phone was playing up
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.
do you take any medication regularly?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
METFORMIN, PRAVASTATIN, LISINOPRIL, EDOXABAN, bisiprolol
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.

when did it start?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
two days ago maybe three
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.

ok, please give me a moment

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
okay thanks
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.

Dear customer, it is a pleasure to serve you; I am very sorry for the health situation you have been experiencing with everything you tell me; I want to tell you that this type of situation in a diabetic patient is considered an urgent or medical emergency that requires immediate medical attention due to the risk of metabolic complication by the infectious process and the decreased healing capacity of a diabetic patient, you have to go to the emergency room to indicate that antibiotics and analgesic and anti-inflammatory treatment. I hope this information has been useful; I would like you to keep me informed of your health situation in the coming days, I will be happy to assist you and guide you in everything I can.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
okay thank you for your advice
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.

you are welcome dear, have an excellent evening

Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 18 days ago.

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