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Bruised toe nail

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Would depend on: How bad the bruise was and if the causing issue was removed.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
It's possible: If blood forms under rthe nail it could cause the nail to lift frm the bed and fall off. One possible solution is to drain the blood if present rapidl... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: Depends on how old it is. If fresh and there is blood under the nail it would be best to see a podiatrist to have the blood removed by making a hole ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Bruise: As stated , if fresh it may need to be drained. If not. , it should grow out uneventfully but will be stained until it does.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Maybe: If you have bleeding under the toenail, you may want to try soaking in hydrogen peroxide to relieve some of the fluid. You may need to see a doctor t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Depends: The toenail will usually only come off it there is blood under the nail. If the blood is not released then the pressure will separate the nail from t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: The nail should have a hole made in it to allow the blood to be removed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
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 member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Difficult: They may look the same. Of course the subungual bruise will ultimately resolve but it may take a very long time. For peace of mind I recommend consult... Read More

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