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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Pressure on nail bed: Fungus of toenail can cause nail to become thick and hard, often with a significant amount of debri underneath nail. This can cause pressure on nail b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe: If your saying its a bruise then you already diagnosed it as a hematoma not fungus. Fungus can result from trauma to the toe. If its been there for a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience in Dermatology
Usually a pill: Toenails are hard to clear up. An oral anti-fungal pill is usually the most effective. There are also paint-on products like penlac (ciclopirox). Some ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Does not: aound like a fungus but see a dermatologist when you can
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Patel
31 years experience in Podiatry
Red dots: near toes could be an extension of fungus onto the skin from your toenail. Get some help and see a podiatrist or skin doctor for more clarification an ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
I assume the : Blister was drained? So, the question is is there raw skin that is hurting? Is it possible you developed an infection? Is there a bandage in or did yo ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
32 years experience in Podiatry
Shoes,long toes: is your shoe probably too short. You could have a long toe. The darkened toe could be due to repetitive trauma see a specialist
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
If there is no : Contraindication, I believe oral lamisil (terbinafine) has the best success rate.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nail fungus: You can try topicals like PenLac (ciclopirox) which you have to use daily for 3 months or oral Lamisol 250 a day again for 6- 12 weeks but you have t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Nail bed infection: It sounds like there is infection in the nail bed. You may need an incision around that area to let the pus completely drained with or without antibio ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience in General Surgery
Foot care: Individuals with diabetes mellitus and/or on immunosuppressants need to be very cautious about sores and ulcers on their feet. Routine foot care is ex ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Onycholysis is the separation of the nail plate from the nail bed. It can be caused by local problems like periungual warts or fungus (onychomycosis) ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Various ways: See a podiatrist foe evaluation and treatment options.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Perhaps it is: An infected ingrown toenail? Hard to tell without seeing.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Campbell
49 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Probably an ingrown nail due to wearing ill fitting shoes. Needs to be treated with soaks with Epsom salts and wearing properly fitting shoes that do ... Read More
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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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Maybe.: Depends on nature of surgery and size of the bruise (which is what the blue-purple color represents). Call your surgeon; he or she will be in a much b ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience in Podiatry
Subungual hematoma : blood under the nail. May need to be drained. It WILL feel better.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
See a foot doc: You get the callous due to friction. If you can elimikinate the friction or that which is rubbing you can solve your problem once and for all.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Several possibilites: Broken toe bone, dislocated toe bone/joint, gout, bruising are all possible. With his young age, watch closely and if not getting better in a few days ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Shingledecker
40 years experience in Psychiatry
Possble ingrown nail: You may have a chronic ingrown toe nail and or a possible fungus infection. Either should be evaluated by a trained podiatrist. Treatment can be based ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Nail Science....: It certainly sounds like something is going on with those nails. I would think that your age would limit the possibilities, but you can never be certa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience in Podiatry
Many reasons: There are many reasons for indentations and lines on the nails, but the most common cause is trauma. Injuring the nail bed especially at the base of ... Read More
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