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blood under nail treatment

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Drainage: A partial nail removal or drilling a hole in nail to allow blood to drain out. This will release pressure and i, prove appearance.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Let heal or remove: You can let it heal by itself which may take from 1 to 12 months or a procedure such as nail removal if bad for drilling a hole through the nail could ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Trauma: She banges! nail and blood os trapped. It will grow out or it can be drained with tiny hole in mail.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Trephination: Ouch! Go see your family doc about this condition, the sooner the better. S/he can make a hole (trephinate) in your nail allowing blood to escape, thu ... Read More
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Could be, yes: Yes it could be broken. Obviously the first priority is to stop the bleeding. Direct pressure should help. If you are concerned about a fracture, a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
When there's pus: Depending on what was on the fork, and the fact that it's metal, means making sure that you've had a tetanus booster. Also, with the puncture you are ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
See: a podiatrist for an eval might be a fungus but you need to take care of it
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Thumb injury: Go to the emergency room to have it checked. An xray can check to see if there is a fracture. They can puncture the top of the nail and relieve the pr ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The treatment: Depends on the diagnosis. Is it dried blood? Fungus? Bacteria? Melanoma? If you don't know then you need to see someone that does. Dried blood is no b ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
34 years experience Family Medicine
Soccer technique key: Soccer often puts a lot of trauma and stress on toe nails. You can decrease the chances of this by keeping your toe nails trimmed and making sure you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Ice, drainage: Usually it can be treated with ice to decrease the swelling along with nsaids but if swelling is more painful , a small hole can be placed in the nail ... Read More
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