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My daughter smashed her finger. What is the easiest way to

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My daughter smashed her finger. What is the easiest way to put a hole in her fingernail?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 6 years ago.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Hello,

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Will you please clarify your question?

JACUSTOMER-0e2lpo1z- :

My daughter smashed her finger in a door. I've been trying to put a hole in the fingernail to relieve the pressure. I've been using small drill bits but don't seem to be getting through. Is there a better way of doing it?

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

So there is blood collection under the nail(subungual hematoma).

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Very i want to advice you that you should not try this at home.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

This should be done in a doctor's office,under the strict aseptic conditions.

JACUSTOMER-0e2lpo1z- :

it's turning darker but not purple.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Because you may infect a hematoma,

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

which may lead to formation of pus.

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

If pain is very severe then your doctor may do it with a large bore sterile needle.

JACUSTOMER-0e2lpo1z- :

Got it. thanks...

DR.TIWARI ,M.S. :

Welcome.

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