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Difference between ingrown toenail and paranychia ? Think it

Patient: Difference between ingrown toenail and paranychia ? Think it might be ingroen in great toe but not swollen , only skin on sides hurts feel like biting .

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your small and specific query.You want to know the difference between the two as mentioned:- Ingro wn toes nail means the lateral part of the nail is bent inwards and gets embedded into the mass of the toe.-Paranychia : In this condition the nails is normally placed but the infection is at the corner/edge f the nail.I hope this answers your query.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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