fractured toe, detached toe nail

I smashed my toe on the 13th of September and the toe nail separated from my toe. I went to the emergency room where they completely removed the nail and re-positioned it as a sort of splint for my fractured toe. The nail feels as though it is partially attached at this point and I am unsure how to clean underneath the nail. The toe is still extremely sensitive and bleeds occasionally. There is also a distinct odor as the wound appears to not be healing underneath the nail. How should I be attempting to clean the area underneath the nail? What happens if there is an infection?

Posted By Christen on September 27, 2003 at 21:45:14:

A layer of gel combined with a foot cover to help protect metatarsals and toes from friction and pressure. It also ideal for cushioning the ball of foot and provides warmth for people suffering from arthritis or poor circulation to the toes.

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