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A 20-year-old female asked:

My big toe is green, purple, and black. i dropped a table on it yesterday. is it broken? or will i lose my nail?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Possible: Broken. Nail will probably be lost to a new nail see your doctor to be sure
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Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 38 years experience
Tough to say...: See a podiatrist for an evaluation. It could be broken, and I can usually predict if someone will lose a nail.
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Last updated Jul 16, 2014

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