A 18-year-old member asked:
when my gf was young her brother dropped a book on her toes and nw its black under the nail. how do you get rid of the blackness/purpleness ?
2 doctor answers
Dr. William Dailey answered
20 years experience Family Medicine
Still black: If they are still black from childhood she needs to be checked.
Answered on Dec 20, 2012
Dr. David Laha answered
38 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated: It is not unusual to have the nail look black underneath after trauma. Many times the nail will fall off and a new one will grow out uneventfully. It should not stay black. Have it checked out. Dr l.
Answered on Jun 30, 2013
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