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A 32-year-old female asked:

I stubbed my big toe and most of the nail peeled off, i put a bandaid to keep the nail on. hurts a lot, what should i do? see a dr?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Let try to help: If the nail got separated or almost separated cut it off, try to see the doctor may you need x-ray you could have fracture in the toe. Keep it clean by soaking it with h2o2 and warm water.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See a doctor: You need to be examined to make sure there is no infection or even the possibility of a fracture from the stubbed toel.
Last updated Jun 6, 2012


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