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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
See details: It could be fungus infection or hematoma . See a dermatologist.

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Photo documentation.: A black/ blue spot under the nail in a 16 year old is probably nothing more than a bit of dried blood trapped under the nail. This could be the conseq ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: May be from direct trauma to nail causing bleeding under the nail. If toenails are too long &/or footwear is too short, nail trauma can occur. If u ha ... Read More
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
13 years experience Podiatry
Black and blue: A black and blue toenail is usually due to trauma to the nail usually when running in shoe gear. If the nail is completely black and blue you may need ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: My concern here is whether this is a bruise or something else. If you can't recall any trauma or wearing tight shoes, perhaps this is not a bruise. Me ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Toe nail: If you do not have any other symptoms and no more spots appear then it’s generally not a reason to worry about. But if you are concerned then please c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Bruise: He likely hit his toe & accumulated blood beneath the nail. When this happens it takes a long time for the stain to grow out. Kids toenails grow a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you were healing: well and you suddenly have marked swelling - I would advise your podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: Seek treatment from your doctor as soon as possible.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Problem: Are you diabetic, ave you had arterial doppler. Looks like you have some vascular issue.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Trauma: Usually trauma or injury will cause bleeding under the nail and the appearance of being black & blue.

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