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Information about Paronychia

We Have to Know about the Paronychia        

  • A superficial infection of the skin around the nails, most typically caused by staph microorganism or fungi

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions  

Causes of Paronychia

  • Usually the world from biting off or choosing Associate in Nursing skin, or from manipulating, trimming, or pushing back the cuticle.

Do’s and Don’ts – Paronychia           

Signs & Symptoms of Paronychia     

  • Skin lesion  set within the skin around the nail, usually at the cuticle or at the positioning of an agnail or alternativeinjury
  • Painful
  • Onset sudden (bacterial) or gradual (fungal, mixed infection)
  • May persist (fungal, mixed infection)
  • May be acute or chronic
  • Localized redness
  • Localized swelling
  • Pus-filled blisters (especially with a bacterial infection)
  • Swelling of the finger or the cuticle
  • Nail changes include
  • Discoloration
  • Distorted shape
  • Detached

Medical advice for Localized spread of symptoms

  • Development of red streaks along the skin
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • General ill feeling
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain

Risk factors of Paronychia    

Treatment for Paronychia      

  • Medicines local applications and oral medicines
  • Surgery in some cases

Self-care for Paronychia        

Investigations  for Paronychia

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