Paronychia (Nail Bed Infection) Topic Guide

Paronychia (Nail Bed Infection) Paronychia (Nail Bed Infection): Paronychia is an inflammation of the folds of tissue surrounding the nail most commonly due to infection. If left untreated, can progress to a more severe infection of the entire finger or toe. If an abscess (pus pocket) has formed, the recommended treatment is to drain the patient's abscess by doing an incision and drainage procedure.

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