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    Nail Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms

    Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

    • You have signs of infection, such as:
      • Increased pain, swelling, warmth, or redness.
      • Red streaks leading from the toe.
      • Pus draining from the toe.
      • A fever.

    Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

    • You have problems trimming your nails.
    • You do not get better as expected.
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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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