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Can you use light on a Paronychia?

Q. Can you use light on a Paronychia?

A. It is nail inflammation, yes you can. Because in general, photobiomodulation does help reduce inflammation.

NOTE* If the area starts having red stripes you do need to see a doctor as that can be the start of an infection.

Additional information: What are the causes of paronychia?

“Paronychia is one of the most common infections of the hand. Clinically, paronychia presents as an acute or chronic condition. It is a localized, superficial infection or abscess of the paronychia tissues of the hands or, less commonly, the feet.

Paronychia infections – Search Results – PubMed (