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My brother, 70yrs old, injured his big toe by coming down on

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my brother, 70yrs old, injured his big toe by coming down on it with his cane. It's a wound on the nail bed. I gave him an antibiotic /pennacillin that I had gotten for an infection in my thumb but I never took it. It was 10 days and it hasn't helped. The wound on his nail bed looks pussy. I'm soaking it in peroxide water and he says he has no pain. It is very hard to get him to a doctor, has muscle atrophy and lives on third floor with no elevator - he doesn't get out much. I've been putting a wound gel every day but maybe I should be using the peroxide instead?
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: The injury happened about three weeks ago - there's no pain, maybe he has neuropothy? sp
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He has a long history of drinking wine every day
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Uzair.
I am reviewing your post and will get back to your reply momentarily.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 months ago.

Can you send me photo of his big toe?