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Following surgical removal of nail on large toe on left

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Following surgical removal of nail on large toe on left foot, still have drainage at base of where nail used to be. Was treated with chemical to kill nail growth. Toe is still quite red.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 5 months ago.

Hello

This can be

yeast infection

fungal infection

cellulitis from bacterial infection

It needs to be cultured for the lab.

Then the appropriate antibiotic started.

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