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"Good Morning Doctor(s)..How y'all doing..I have this infection (like wicklow) which makes two of my right hand fingernails swollen n out of shape..Its been there for over a year..I've tried some meds yet no improvement nor relief cos it aches me so often; 2/3Days twice a month..I've been told to avoid much contact with water yet I make ablution 5Times a day cos I'm a Muslim..Also my occupation is Plumbing And Pipe Fitting; steady contact with water..Please Docs I need a lasting/permanent remedy for this"

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    A 29 years year old male asked:
    a year ago
    Good Morning Doctor(s)..How y'all doing..I have this infection (like wicklow) which makes two of my right hand fingernails swollen n out of shape..Its been there for over a year..I've tried some meds yet no improvement nor relief cos it aches me so often; 2/3Days twice a month..I've been told to avoid much contact with water yet I make ablution 5Times a day cos I'm a Muslim..Also my occupation is Plumbing And Pipe Fitting; steady contact with water..Please Docs I need a lasting/permanent remedy for this
    Dr. Adegoke O answered:
    a year ago
    good morning, sorry about that. I think you are having fungal infection with superimposed bacterial infection because of that duration of symptoms . you will have to see a dermatologist asap for proper assessment and management. thanks
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