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A 32-year-old member asked:

Okay, i bumped my toe on a dresser, and my toe nail is kind of purplish and then my shoe made it even worse. should i wear sandals now ?

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Dr. Clarence Freed
Specializes in Dermatology
Wear shoes or sandal: You probably bleed a small amount under your nail. This will grow out over months not days. Pain should subside in a few days. Until then don't wear shoes that put pressure on that toe.
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Wear sandals or open toe.
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Last updated Apr 4, 2016

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