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white liquid from toe nail

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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See your doctor ASAP: See your doctor asap or go to er if you can't get in to see your doctor. The tissue may need to be lanced to let puss out, and you may need a tetanus ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See a foot doc: You have a nail infection. The nail likely needs to be removed te pocket drained of the pus. You may or may not need an antibiotic.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Infection : See podiatrist to drain pus culture it and place you on antibiotic!

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Washburn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This is serum or the liquid portion of blood. This will stop once the nail bed (skin that is usually covered by the nail) hardens. You may want to r ... Read More
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Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Not unusual: It sounds like you had a permanent nail edge removal. An acid was applied to the nail bed after the nail was removed.This created a burn to destroy of ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It depends: Did the doctor say he was removing it permenately? If so, it is not unusual as usually this is done by "burning" the root of the nail known as the mat ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Black line: The black line could be from a number of causes but play it safe and get a small biopsy. I have seen melanoma from one case the others were fungus or ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Could be: A normal variant, blood, fungus, melanoma. The concern would be melanoma and hence should be checked out.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Toenail: If you have recently stubbed the toe or dropped something on it, that could be old blood under the nail. Fungus can grow under a nail and give a black ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Toe nails: Your shoes may be a little snug causing pressure on your nails to curl inward
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Maybe it's: Ingrown?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
62 years experience Podiatry
You should not: Ever try to do so yourself a podiatrist can , under local, do this if it is indicated for some medical reason.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Podiatrist: A podiatrist can treat this without pain.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See foot doctor: Who can permenantly fix.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
Blood: Most common reason is a collection of blood under it from trauma or long distance running. Less common is a melanoma.
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