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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nail redness: Erythema of the keratinized structures overlying distal digits.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Induration: After an injury it is common to have a healing response. This includes swelling, redness, mild tenderness similar to what you see around a healing cut ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
It can be: Most of the time the skin around the nail will become red & swollen and will have pain when the skin or nail is touched.
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
It could be.: Possible signs of having an ingrown nail may include: pain increased redness, swelling, bleeding, tightness or drainage at the nail margins. If pain ... Read More
Dr. Libby Putnam
11 years experience Podiatry
Pain, redness.: Redness and pain along the nail border, sometimes with drainage indicates an ingrown toenail. If your ingrown nail is infected, you'll likely need ant ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
19 years experience General Surgery
No: Internal bleeding may however cause the nail color to pale if it leads to anemia.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
25 years experience Hand Surgery
It could be hematoma: Or inflammation post trauma. It could also be the beginning of an infected wound. Need proper evaluation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eleanor Host
28 years experience Family Medicine
May be warts?: That's a common place to get warts. Especially if they look like there are tiny dark dots in the skin, and it also looks rough. Warts generally don't ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU NEED: to SOAK THAT TOE (FOOT) in hot (but not burning) water..continue the antibiotic If redness increases or increased swelling/redness persists get it ch ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain meds + Ice/heat: + elevate + Antibiotics. See your PCP for the early treatment and antibiotics, but if no improvement then the nail would need to be removed ( partial ... Read More
A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Many things: Is the area round? Raised? Itchy? Scaly? Most commonly, this could represent allergies or seborrhea/eczema. Duration and associated symptoms/findings ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Paronychia: Sometimes the infection gets into the Cuticle area and affects the growth of the nail. See a Podiatrist that specializes in the feet/nail conditions ... Read More

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