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A male asked:

Dropped heavy item on big toe. its been black for two months. pain is gone now bit skin above nail is blk too. should i get it looked at or will it go?

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 years experience
Black toe: The first question I have about this is the skin really black or is it a scab ? If the skin is truly black then , yes , this merits an evaluation . The nail may be black or look black because it is likely stained with blood. This will be evaluated at the same time as the skin
Last updated Nov 6, 2017

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