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Blue spot on toenail

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Maybe: The two aren't related, however. Which is to say, that the candida in your vagina is albicans (most typically) and the candida (if that's what it is)... Read More
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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
May need podiatrist: For the candidiasis , a single vaginal suppository of Monistat1 (no prescription) or a single tablet of diflucan (fluconazole) (needs prescription) wi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
Podiatry 44 years experience
First : First of all, let me thank you for posting pictures! it will make any answer given here more accurate and informative. Given the well-defined margin... Read More
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Dr. David Moats
Podiatry 38 years experience
Need exam: A dark blue spot under a nail can be trauma related, or a tumor under the nail and even a melanoma skin cancer can appear as such. Suggest asap exam ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 37 years experience
Blue spot: That is very hard to tell without more history and , most importantly , an exam. Make an appointment and have it evaluated .
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Trauma: Although some birth marks on the bottoms of the feet have been noted to have unusual colors, they are generally never tender. Pain and new onset of a... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
Honky Tonk blues...: Blue spots, faded or not, can represent a small amount of blood either trapped under the nail or sluggishly moving near the surface of the skin. If th... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
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Family Medicine 23 years experience
Pressure: Could just be from the shoes or boots you are wearing and then the amount of time on your feet. Now rest those feet and if does not resolve timely. Se... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
What kind of spot: Need to have a description of the spot to help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
Several things: Fungus, blood under nail.
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