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cut on my foot quickly turned black what should i do

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Cosenza
28 years experience Podiatry
Black: Not sure why it "quickly turned black"? Could be dry blood. Go to the emergency room and have someone look at it.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Go back for follow : Up. All you state is they popped a blister, this would not involve anything put puncturing the roof of the blister which would not cause any residual ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Cut: Without your medical history i would have to assume you may be diabetic or have poor circulation. Your treating physician can answer that best
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
DTaP vaccine: The significance of your question lies more on your immunity to tetanus. Most children (and i would have hoped to say all if some parents do not refus ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Black spot: No. Leave alone. See a doc if it doesn't go away
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a dr.: What's your tetanus history?
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Treat as wound: Treat the open wound as you would a cut with neosporin and cover to protect it. Then wait for the toenail to slowly grow back out.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
Hematoma: The black discoloration is bleeding. Initially after such an injury this pool of blood or hematoma can be drained. If it is already dry it may dissolv ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
32 years experience Podiatry
No worries: Happened to me 8 months ago. The nail is attached to the nail bed. When injury occurs, the union between the two gets disrupted and bleeding occurs un ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Spider bite. : A spider bite, if that is what this represents, can lead to a significant bacterial infection which would need to be treated quickly. You should get t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: you know that is not normal. from your profile you are depressed.i hope your are taking medication for that what struck my attention that you are 20 y ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Scar Tissue: You had trauma at the site of the bite and scar tissue has formed and perhaps a blood vessel is visible under the skin. It is not likely ever going t ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
See your physician: This could be infection and even MRSA. See your physician, get a culture and specific antibiotic treatment.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Bernstein
36 years experience Podiatry
Conservative tx: Clean the big toe daily with soap and water and apply neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) or triple antibiotic on the area and cover with a ban ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Heal up: Did you actually do that? If not, don't. If you did, keep the area clean and if one of the spots gets red and sore, get with your physician at once.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You need help: Stop bleeding by applying pressure. Rinse wound w clean water. Clean surrounding skin w soap & water on wash cloth. Apply antibiotic ointment. In ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
The nail lifted: From either fungus or an accumulation of blood klnown as a subungual hematoma. Your choices are too leave alone if not painful or see a podiatrist who ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dry off & warm up: ...And see if it goes away. If not, see your dr or er for evaluation, particularly if any associated pain.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Common sense: Common sense would tell you to stay off of it. I would ice it down and try to not walk on it . May be use crutches. The black and blue can either be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nina Hall
Dr. Nina Hall answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Ice ice baby!: Ice 20 minutes three x day, elevate above level of hear when able . Don't be surprised if you lose fingernail, any signs infection go see family doc.
A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, the scab may actually be this way because the topical antibiotic is keeping it moisturized. If the area becomes swollen, red, hot, tender, has ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Blister: Have it looked at, to be on safe side.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
Time: This is a small bruise deep below the thick deep skin layers of the foot. Eventually it will rise to the surface and slough off.
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