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How can I tell if it is infected?**Warning**gross photo, DON'T open if you have a weak stomach**

I have an ingrown toenail on my big toe (both sides) anyways, it was hurting so I was able to get it out with some tweezers and fingernail clippers.

But now my toe is red, and extremely sore, I don't know if it is infected and I can't go to the doctor until tuesday, because I have no money until then.

I don't want to post a picture and gross everyone out though haha

So how can I tell if it is infected, and if it is what can I do until tuesday to prevent it from getting really bad?

excuse my fat little sausage toes lmfao

by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:06 AM
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strictmomhere
by Platinum Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:47 AM
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Army_Mom_2_Boyz
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:49 AM

lol I don't want to gross people out, it looks nasty (to me anyways)

Quoting strictmomhere:

Show a pic


strictmomhere
by Platinum Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:49 AM
I wanna see
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Army_Mom_2_Boyz
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:51 AM
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ahhhhh ok lol

Quoting strictmomhere:

I wanna see


strictmomhere
by Platinum Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:52 AM
Cool
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taniamorse85
by Silver Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:54 AM

Yeah, this is getting freaky.  I was born in June '85.

Quoting Army_Mom_2_Boyz:

yea, I have never met anyone who spells it the same way either

just curious, were you born in 85? lol this is getting kind of weird if you were, cause I was born in october 1985

Quoting taniamorse85:

Yep!  I've known several other people with the same name, but no one else who spells it the way I do.  What a small world!  LOL

Quoting Army_Mom_2_Boyz:

thanks :)

off topic, is your name Tania, that is my name and that is how I spell it too haha

Quoting taniamorse85:

I had an infected ingrown toenail (big toe as well), and I had to have a minor procedure to correct it.  With the redness and pain, it probably is infected.  Take some ibuprofen for the swelling and to keep any fever caused by the infection down.  Also, soak the foot in lukewarm water.





Army_Mom_2_Boyz
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:55 AM

oh wow lol (and it's friday the 13th, creeeeepy)

I was born on the 8th, what day were you born?

Quoting taniamorse85:

Yeah, this is getting freaky.  I was born in June '85.

Quoting Army_Mom_2_Boyz:

yea, I have never met anyone who spells it the same way either

just curious, were you born in 85? lol this is getting kind of weird if you were, cause I was born in october 1985

Quoting taniamorse85:

Yep!  I've known several other people with the same name, but no one else who spells it the way I do.  What a small world!  LOL

Quoting Army_Mom_2_Boyz:

thanks :)

off topic, is your name Tania, that is my name and that is how I spell it too haha

Quoting taniamorse85:

I had an infected ingrown toenail (big toe as well), and I had to have a minor procedure to correct it.  With the redness and pain, it probably is infected.  Take some ibuprofen for the swelling and to keep any fever caused by the infection down.  Also, soak the foot in lukewarm water.






Mipsy
by Platinum Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:56 AM
Aw ouchies momma!!!
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.shank.
by on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:56 AM
Uh ya. Definitely infected.
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Mipsy
by Platinum Member on Apr. 14, 2012 at 1:57 AM
Holy shit you 2 are freaking me out!!!!

Quoting Army_Mom_2_Boyz:

oh wow lol (and it's friday the 13th, creeeeepy)

I was born on the 8th, what day were you born?

Quoting taniamorse85:

Yeah, this is getting freaky.  I was born in June '85.


Quoting Army_Mom_2_Boyz:

yea, I have never met anyone who spells it the same way either

just curious, were you born in 85? lol this is getting kind of weird if you were, cause I was born in october 1985

Quoting taniamorse85:

Yep!  I've known several other people with the same name, but no one else who spells it the way I do.  What a small world!  LOL


Quoting Army_Mom_2_Boyz:

thanks :)

off topic, is your name Tania, that is my name and that is how I spell it too haha

Quoting taniamorse85:

I had an infected ingrown toenail (big toe as well), and I had to have a minor procedure to correct it.  With the redness and pain, it probably is infected.  Take some ibuprofen for the swelling and to keep any fever caused by the infection down.  Also, soak the foot in lukewarm water.






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