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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Ingrown Toenail: An ingrown toenail is a common condition in which the corner or side of one of your toenails grows into the soft flesh of that toe. The result is pain ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
41 years experience in Podiatry
Nail Trauma: After an injury to the nail and nail bed, a portal of entry may occur. Bacteria, fungus, yeast may enter. You may be developing an infection on the na ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See below: It is probably thin and brittle. Try using a clear nail polish to help it grow out. If still a problem see a podiatrist or dermatologist.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience in Dermatology
It depends: What you describe is a black toenail or subungal hematoma. This can be extremely painful and there can be pressure under the nail from continued bleed ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew John
22 years experience in Podiatry
Avoid tight shoes: Ingrown toenails are often caused by tight shoes. But they also can occur due to the genetic makeup of the individuals nail growth. Ingrown toenails t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
See your GP: This is caused by an infection and needs to be treated by incision and drainage of the pus as well as antibiotic treatment. Please see your Family Doc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Depends: The greay area could actually be blood, or it could be a fungus. Best to see a podiatrist for diagnosis & treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
If it's not too deep: Apply pressure to control bleeding. Apply topical antibiotic and bandiad or dressing. For more severe cuts, get medical attention and have it checked ... Read More
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