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A 20-year-old female asked:

Big toe nail is green w/purple&black bruising by cuticle. i dropped a table on it. broken? bruised? will i lose my nail? full range of motion, hurts!

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Wish I had: my x-ray glasses with me but there is only one way to distinguish between broken and not. You may or may not lose the toenail. Hard to tell from this end. Let your doctor take a look.
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