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sore on toe has clear, gel like, discharge when

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sore on toe has clear, gel like, discharge when squeezed. What could it be?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  V. Yetimyan M.D. replied 10 years ago.

An infection of the toe needs to be ruled out . You may need to see a doctor as soon as possible.








Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to V. Yetimyan   M.D.'s Post: An infection with a clear discharge?? It looks like clear hair gel.
Expert:  V. Yetimyan M.D. replied 10 years ago.

The discharge may need to be swabbed to make a diagnosis. If a discharge coming out from a sore , it needs to be swabbed and cultured to rule out an infection most of the time.