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Raised toe nail

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Shingledecker
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Possble ingrown nail: You may have a chronic ingrown toe nail and or a possible fungus infection. Either should be evaluated by a trained podiatrist. Treatment can be based... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Fungal infection: This sounds like onychomycosis, a non-dangerous infection, but one that discolors and deforms the nail. Debris can form under the nail, causing it to ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Need examination : See your podiatrist od dermatologist for diagnosis. It could be a number of things and may need a small biopsy to tell for sure.
Dr. Janet Kail
Podiatry 28 years experience
See a podiatrist: There are many things a black to purple spot can be. It could be a bruise, blood blister, a mole, or some other skin lesion. I would recommend seein... Read More
Dr. Richard Greenwald
Podiatry 42 years experience
Toe Lesion: "…small black and purple spot above nail of toe," could suggest trauma, accumulation of blood, or something serious. The variegation of color—suggeste... 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 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
File it so it-: -not snag on things. If there is a split @ the tip, add some super glue.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Anxiety: Are you having anxiety over the toenail? Could you provide more details?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Nothing: Nils that are completely gone for what ever reason seldom need any definative treatment other that watch, wait and treat locally if the need arises.
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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Niel Venter
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Tape it in place: I take it that this was an injury. Sometimes the nail is loose completely and you can just remove the remainder. Sometimes it lifts up only partiall... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Depends on severity: Mild cases of ingrown toenails can resolve without surgery. A doctor can examine an ingrown nail and talk about what should be done. In mild cases, th... Read More

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