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A 36-year-old female asked:

Good evening. i'm experiencing itchy, painful now swollen red and purple toes. mostly in the cutical area its very painful?

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Dr. Richard Greenwald
Podiatry 43 years experience
Purple toes: Many conditions (some age/lifestyle related) include: Raynaud's disease, peripheral arterial disease, frostbite bruising, footwear. Skin Color change can suggests not enough oxygen-rich blood in toes. Several systemic conditions could be involved, but all require a thorough workup—You didn't mention range of motion, degree of pain, if it's all toes, your age…the itch is puzzling. See your doc!
Last updated Oct 27, 2020

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