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My toenail is falling off and it burns. Should I let it fall

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My toenail is falling off and it burns. Should I let it fall off on it's own or do something to help it fall of sooner. It scares me hat it is just going to rip off.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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It is infected

you need to let it fall off but you also need oral antibiotics

let me know if you have other questions.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ok. Thanks