Swelling in right thumb
There is a red swelling in my right thumb just below the nail area. It pains to touch any area around it. I suspect its an insect bite and I'm going to visit a dermatologist today but it would be helpful if someone can have a look and let me know in case its something serious.
Doctor Answers (1) on Swelling in right thumb
It looks like infection of the nail bed area called paronychia. It may take around 2 weeks to resolve. If needed a small incision to drain the pus may be needed.
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