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Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Traumatic injury: First things first! ice and elevate. Call a local podiatrist in your area and try to get in for an evaluation today or tomorrow for a possible fract ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Was there an injury?: That is one way to develop black and blue. It also can be from a tight shoe or a circulatory dosorder. Is it painful.? Is the skin excessively cold or ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
X-ray: If painful and after an injury you probabley should have it x-rayed to make sure there is no fracture.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Probably very little: Why is it turning black? Injury, vascular disease, diabetes, get he point? Now if it is a bruise and happened several days ago and you do not have any ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
3 months : Is too long. If the nail is involved nail bed may be damaged due to hemorrhage from the injury. Likely old nail will self avulse with a nail regrowth. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: If you got it from trauma, leave it alone. The nail will grow and it will go away. If it developed without any injury whatsoever and it is not painful ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
22 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely benign: As long as it is not a dark spot that is continuously growing, or irregular in shape - it is most likely not a melanoma, probably a fungal infection w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Black is not normal: Gout shouldn't cause black discoloration. It suggests some form of bleeding issue, whether it be related to bruising or an abnormality with the blood ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Austin Yeargan
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Displaced phalangeal fracture bleeds into the tissue quite a bit. crush feeling is likely pressure phenomenon from internal splint effect of swelling. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Difficult question: I have never seen that in all my years however a bruise can occur due to gravity pooling blood anywhere. If its painful or any type of drainage u shou ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Many things can cause discoloration of a toe nail. It could be blood resulting from a history of trauma or a fungal infection. I would advise seeing ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
May not be a wart: If this is a subsequent result of originally freezing a the suspicious lesion, it may be the effect of the initial cryotherapy and it may be the scab ... Read More

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