Not likely, if an infection is present in the nail fold, antibiotics will help control the skin and skin structure infection however, if the nail plate is diving into the nail bed it should be removed to allow the skin to heal.
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5000 Bee Caves Road, Suite 202, Westlake Hills, 78746
1600 W. 38th Street, Suite 318, Rosedale, 78731
2312 Western Trails Blvd, Suite 103, Westgate, 78745