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Forum Name: Other infections
Question: terrible pain under my big toenails
|brandy1 - Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:45 pm||
hi i am 46 yr old female i have never had any pain under my toe nails prior to 1 week ago, i had an ingrown nail and i cut it but ever since that it actually fees like my toe or nail or both are totally bruised, both toes hurt termendously when i put any kind of shoe on even socks, its very uncomfortable, i only cut the one nail but like i said both hurt.
what should i do and what could it possible be.
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:07 am||
Sometimes when ingrown toenails occur they can become infected. It may be that you have an infection going on, despite your having cut the nail.
I would recommend you see your doctor, or perhaps a podiatrist for further evaluation of this.
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