A 39-year-old member asked:
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how can you care for a bruised thumb nail?

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Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
If you have blood un: If you have blood under the nail it should be evacuated by your doctor to remove the blood.
Answered on Jul 22, 2013

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