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Feet is feeling warm with old cut injury in toe.

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Hello,

Playing soccer I cut my toes with my toe nail. It has been two weeks and I have tried to look after it, but I am a chef and I spend 12/13 hrs on my feet in a warm environement. As you can see it's not looking too good. I saw a pharmacist who said I should just try to place my feet in a little bleach in warm water three times a day. What's your opinion? Thank you,

Joris.

Category: Dermatologist

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Category: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon
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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I have seen the images, and I would strongly disagree with your pharmacist.
Since you're a chef and you stand for such long periods, you need to get the wound cleaned with betadine twice daily and apply a dressing on it.
If there is any discharge or pus, you may also need Mupirocin ointment.
Hope this was helpful,
Feel free to discuss further.


Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar
Category: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon
Experience: 
Diploma in Dermatology - Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Glasgow, UK , 2010
Residency - DNB, Dermatology -  K.J Somaiya Hospital, Mumbai, 2009
Medical School & Internship - MBBS - Dr. D . Y . Patil Medical College, Mumbai, 2004
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