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black and blue under toenail

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 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
44 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 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
25 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
32 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
22 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
41 years experience Podiatry
Trauma: Usually trauma or injury will cause bleeding under the nail and the appearance of being black & blue.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
41 years experience Podiatry
Trauma to toenail: It usually is indicative of a traumatic event to the toenail. The discoloration is a sub ungual (beneath the nail) hematoma.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Teichman
19 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Rubbing in a shoe: If you are runner this is a common occurence due to pressure with the nail and the shoes. We call this runner nail. If you are a runner or not sekin ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Chronic injury: May be caused by ill-fitting shoes.

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