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I have a pea size blood filled bubble on my toe between the nail and skin on the outside of my left big toe its not under the nail what could it be

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
"Blood blister": It sounds like a benign problem likely from some trauma to that part of the foot. Your description sounds like a fluid filled vesicle (blister) with t... Read More
Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 23 years experience
Blood blister: You probably pinched the area some how and got a blood blister. Should resolve on its own. If it gets larger, painful, or red, see your doctor.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Toe nail clot: What you are describing sounds most like a "subungual [underneath the nail] hematoma [clot]". This is a common injury, usually due to a bump or contus... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a podiatrist: It sounds like you have an ingrown toenail. You should see a podiatrist.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Blood under nail: The painful pressure and fingernail discoloration caused by blood building up under the nail can be relieved using a fairly simple procedure. Any prim... Read More
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
Podiatry 41 years experience
Hematoma: See a podiatrist. This is called a sub-ungual hematoma and should be drained.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
Podiatry 14 years experience
Nail procedure: If the toenail is painful when you apply pressure then you need to have the pressure relieved to release the blood underneath the nail plate. It's pos... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
Podiatry 21 years experience
Maybe...: It's possible, but may just need to be drained or have the nail removed completely to let a new nail grow back in 6-8 months. If it is still throbbing... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Its hard to understand the changes in your toe based on the description. I suggest that a doctor should see it. I wonder if you have a circulation iss... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Get it checked: I'm not sure what you mean by raised. Is it under the toe nail or next to the toe nail.? It could be due to trauma or maybe a mole or even possibly a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. jeffrey Trantalis, dpm
Podiatry 42 years experience
Usually when the skin is not pierced we leave the wound alone so it’s not to create an infection. However if this is giving you trouble difficulty we... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
When was your last: tetanus shot? If its been more than 10 years,you need to get one. Keep it clean and apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment to it twice a... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Nope: If your not a diabetic or immunocompromised , if you have a sterile instrument pierce the roof of the blister and allow the blood to drain. The bandag... Read More

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