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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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
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
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See a doctor: You need to be examined to make sure there is no infection or even the possibility of a fracture from the stubbed toel.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Schafer
Podiatry 33 years experience
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
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
No: If growing out normal with normal color no need to worry. Big toenail takes about a year to grow out.
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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 72 years experience
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
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
You can try taking : A supplement called biotin. I'm not sure it will help the toenail grow faster but it is supposed to be a good supplement to improve health of skin, ha... Read More
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Waiting Game.: Rather difficult to say, without knowing the nature of the toe surgery performed. Surgery on your nail may have permanently stunted your nail, by desi... Read More
A 38-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
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Achor
Podiatry 16 years experience
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
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
You can: Or you can polish both the new nail and the skin. No one will know the difference.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tobin
Podiatry 38 years experience
Blood: Most common reason is a collection of blood under it from trauma or long distance running. Less common is a melanoma.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Black nail: The most common cause of a. Lack nail is bleeding into the nail bed from trauma. Fungus can do it and in rare instances other disorders.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew John
Podiatry 23 years experience
Avoid tight shoes: Ingrown toenails are often caused by tight shoes. But they also can occur due to the genetic makeup of the individuals nail growth. Ingrown toenails t... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
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See your GP: This is caused by an infection and needs to be treated by incision and drainage of the pus as well as antibiotic treatment. Please see your Family Doc... Read More

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