Hello all. I was giving myself a manicure and accidentally punctured my nail right under the cuticle line. I didnt think too much of it until it got infected. That was pretty gross. I would have to spend a little time every day squeezing pus out. After about 3 days it just stopped and something solid started poking through. Turns out its the nail bed. It came out through the puncture and has been widening the hole by producing a goo that dissolves the existing nail. The hole is still relatively small and located at the base of the nail about even with the cuticle. Also its very painful in specific ways. when i press on it with it laid flat its okay. when i press on it towards my cuticle its like slicing myself with a knife. when you lift the growth it feel like peeling your normal nail back would. my dad the pharmacist said just point neosporin on it and it should heal back to normal. i went to the dr and he said in 15 years he hadn't seen anything like it. At this point it looks like its trying to make a new nail, but I'm not sure what to do. All comments and suggestions are welcome, ill try anything reasonable. Thank you.View Thread
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