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A female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
THANK : Thank you for providing a photograph! when dealing with such issues, it's tremendously helpful. If your toenail turned blue suddenly (not slowly ove ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Soap and water: Keep the toe clean with soap and water and then dry thoroughly. Apply some antibiotic ointment and a band-aid. Observe closely for infection. If pa ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Curry
13 years experience in Podiatry
Irritation: To the nail bed can occur once a nail is removed. If you still have residual swelling that will also cause pain in a closed toe shoe. See your doctor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience in 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Heat may Help.: These things are called sub-ungual hematomas. The trapped blood will need time to either dissolve or resorb away. The pain is generally due to the inc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Genetics: There is a familial tendency to ingrown toenails. If this is recurrent see podiatrist dom for permanent procedure with phenol to narrow nails.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience in Podiatry
Ingrown Nail: It sounds like you have the beginnings of an ingrown toenail--see a foot specialist soon, and they will help you get rid of it before it becomes infec ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Sesamoiditis: This is a common ailment causing pain under the big toe. See a podiatrist or orthopedist.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Quit Sloughing off.: Skin sloughing, particularly after a period of immobilization and departure from one's daily bathing routine, is almost a given when the immobilizatio ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience in Podiatry
Depends on the cause: If you injured the toe it will generally grow out in time. If there was no injury you should have it examined to be sure it is not a lesion under the ... Read More
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