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Paronychia (Nail Infection) (cont.)

Paronychia Treatment

Self-Care at Home

Care at home includes warm soaks in a mixture of 50% warm water and 50% liquid antibacterial soap three to four times daily for about 15 minutes. This soaking should be done at the first sign of redness around the nail.

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A paronychia is a superficial infection of epithelium lateral to the nail plate.

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