On Oct 15, 2:06*pm, "Ian Field" <gangprobing.al...@ntlworld.com>
> With T2; delayed healing/prolonged infection is a concern.
> The infection at the edge of my fingernail was starting to look like it
> might assume the character of an abcess. Iodine reduced the amount of puss
> coming out but didn't clear it up, so I decided to try dressing it with
> magnesium sulphate for a few days to draw it out.
> The puss stopped coming out but the side of my fingertip still seemed
> inflamed, so I tried narrowing the side of the nail with scissors - and
> somehow managed to slice off the whitened skin!
> A reasonably healthy amount of blood emerged and the inflamation seems a
> little less, but just yet its no less painful.
> Wouldn't mind a few tips on how to manage it from here.
I'd add some antibioctic cream at some point.