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Sausage toe

Anyone ever get toe infection from ripping not trimming toe? It s red and swollen.
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446049 tn?1649005835
You should see a podiatrist.  
The non-professional
debridement of toenails and lesions puts a patient at a high risk for the development of infections, ulcerations, loss of digit, loss
of foot, loss of limb or possible loss of life if non-professional podiatric care is rendered.
Treatment of nails and lesions/ foot care is medically necessary to be rendered by a podiatrist.
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3191940 tn?1717500602
Hi - since you are in the Type 2 Diabetes forum, I'm assuming you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.  In that case, you should take this seriously - infections involving the feet and toes can be dire for diabetics if not treated.  Go to the doctor and get antibiotics as soon as possible.
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