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My daughter is complaining her finger hurts, it's a little

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My daughter is complaining her finger hurts, it's a little swollen, tender to touch, and there is like a green part on the side of her nail. This has been a few days.
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 8 days ago.

Greetings,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S.
I will try my best to help you.

Did you try any measure?

Can you send picture?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I didn't try anything yet
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I thought maybe it would resolve on its own, but it has been 3 days now
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 8 days ago.

Thank you for the input.
She is having an infection in the nail fold.
It can be paronychia.
I would recommend to show it to doctor.
Oral antibiotic can be needed.
In the meantime she can apply warm, moist compress.
Motrin can be taken for pain.
She can apply a local antibiotic cream like neosporin.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish her healthy life.
Regards.