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How do you get rid of bruise under toenai l?

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Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Winganswered
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Do nothing: Without doing anything, the bruise should go away from under a toenail. If there are skin changes under the toenail that do not go away, you need to see your doctor.
Dr. David Moats
Podiatry 36 years experience
Biopsy: If you actually remember the injury and you know for sure that it is a bruise then you may be looking at it for up to 9 months depending on how long it takes you to grow a new nail. However, melanoma skin cancer can appear as a dark spot or bruise under the nail and is a life threatening condition and needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist or podiatrist.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

How do you get rid of bruise under toenai l?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Winganswered
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Do nothing: Without doing anything, the bruise should go away from under a toenail. If there are skin changes under the toenail that do not go away, you need to see your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:

How do you get rid of a bruise?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Time: Local heat (warm compresses) can help speed resorption, but mostly will just take 7-14 days to reabsorb.

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