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Toe Infection

ok my friend has a problem with her toe its been 4 months her toe is paining and the color of her toenail has changed to yellowish and whiteish , also her toe is now swolen n red after soaking her toe in salt and warm water, its painfull with docs medicine not helping can anyone please give a advice?
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I can't use your link. What did the doctor say? Could be fungal infection, or paronychia? https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15327-nail-infection-paronychia
best to have the doctor take another look or see a podiatrist.
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this is how it looks before and now

and this is recent

plz help

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