Treatment Of Cantengan That Has Been Infected?
Hello, I have a problem with a pretty long nails lasting about 5 months until the infection and the skin around the thumb black watery itching. now I have taken a nail extraction and it has been going on for 2 months of recovery. what I want to ask now is that the skin around the nail is dry and itchy, very itchy until I scratch and peel off the skin, underneath the peeled skin it looks like a small cavity giving off a smelling liquid like rust on iron. please advise.
Hello Dio Dimas Fauzi, thank you for asking using HealthReplies.com.
Before you can help your complaints, the doctor needs some additional information such as how old are you, are there any pain complaints, is there a history of other diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol?
Some possible causes of your complaint include:
Infection in the tissue around the nails (Paranokia)
Fungal infections of the nails (tinea unguium)
Other infections of the nails
Black, smelly, itchy toenails can indicate an infection in the toenail or a disturbance of the arteries in the foot However, to be able to determine the exact cause of your complaint, you are advised to consult directly with a general practitioner or surgeon because a doctor requires a direct physical examination, see the condition of your toenails or other laboratory tests related to be able to ascertain the exact cause of your complaint The doctor will give medicines, ointments, or perform surgery based on the cause of your complaint.
Some things you can do are:
Choose shoes that are comfortable to use, lightweight and with good airways
Keep your feet clean and always make your feet dry and clean
Change socks frequently and wash your shoes
Don't cut the nail too short
Avoid scratching the itchy toenails
You are also advised to read the following article: Causes of Black Nails from Mild to Serious Diseases
Hopefully this information can be useful for you.