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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
27 years experience 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
Dr. Janet Kail
28 years experience Podiatry
Probably not: Bruises beneath the toenail are usually caused by something forcefully dropped onto or pressing the toenail. If the nail becomes chronically bruised ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
You might have: a subungual hematoma which can become quite painful, so you should show it to your doctor. You should wear shoes that can protect your feet and toes ... Read More
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Su Ungual Bruise.: It all depends on your symptoms. Apply ice if it is painful. This should help with the pain as well as stop the bleeding. If no pain, then leave it al ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Accidents happen: if there is blood under toenail and it hurts, a foot doc can drain it for you. If there is no pain, don't worry about it.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
If the nail: plate (growth line) of the nail was not involved the nail will survive.. it will take a while for the discoloration to grow out, Hope this is helpful ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Not Much.: That must have been one heck of a stub. But no matter, clean it up and you're good to go. Be aware that, most of the time, the new nail will be as nor ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicole Touchet
30 years experience Family Medicine
May lose toenail: There could be bleeding from the injury to your toe that might cause the nail to fall off. Try to keep the area covered with a bandaid and clean and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Bruise: Yes, it happens to other people. It may indicate that your shoes are too small or you are sliding forward in your shoes. Sorry that you are not uniq ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Perhaps it is: An infected ingrown toenail? Hard to tell without seeing.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Johnson
52 years experience Podiatry
Blood under nail.: Purplish to black discoloration under toe nails with no history of injury, is due to shoe pressure on the nails. It will grow off in several months. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Not really: It is not uncommon to lose a toenail after an injury. It can be due to the blood in the bruise lifting the nail away from the skin or from damaging t ... Read More
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