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i stubbed my big toe and most of the nail peeled off i put a bandaid to keep the nail on

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let try to help: If the nail got separated or almost separated cut it off, try to see the doctor may you need x-ray you could have fracture in the toe. Keep it clean b ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Start Now, not later: Normally, small open wounds are not a problem, but when they will not heal, then you must take action. These small wounds, given time, can become larg ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Schafer
32 years experience Podiatry
Antifungal in case: Sometimes, when you remove the barrier to fungus, it "takes up shop" there and causes a fungal infection. The last thing you want out of this stubbin ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I give up...: Why? Are they hurting you? How long have you been doing that? Why do you suppose you are doing that?
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prevent ingrowing: Always trim the nail squarely so the corner will not dig into the surrounding skin. You may keep a small moistened pledget of cotton under the corner ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If indeed you are : Correct there is no ingrown toenail other possibilities could include a subungual exostosis or a bone spur under the toenail, an enchondroma or simili ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Almost all get: Usually all people if they live long enough get toenail fungus.Even the most effective meds that is oral is only about 60% effective and can affect th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say!: Images cannot be uploaded here. They can on Healthtap Prime, though. We need more information as well. How long have you had it? Have you changed fo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
INFECTION?: A permanent removal? With a chemical? With such limited information, the first sign of infection is a lot of pain. Why are you not contacting your doc ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
15 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown nail?: There are several possible things this could be but most commonly ingrown nail/abcess is the culprit. Soak toe for 15 min twice a day in water with Ep ... Read More
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