Doctor i have something weird on my finger just near to the nail

Patient

Q: Doctor i have something weird on my finger just near to the nail it is very young and green and when i pressed on it hard it secreted pus what is this and what should I do?

Doctor

A:   Hello. Thanks for your health query on ATD.

It seems that you are having bacterial infection of the nail, known as paronychia. In this, the side of nails are involved & there is formation of pus. Please consult your Dermatologist as you may require antibiotics.

Hope this helps.
Get well soon.

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