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A 48-year-old female asked:

I got blisters under my big toes after hiking now the nails are turning black and are loose what should i do?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 15 years experience
Nail avulsion: You probably developed a subungal (below the nail) hematoma (blood blister). It raises teh nail off it's bed and will naturally fall off, however if painful, make an appointment with a dermatologist or podiatrist to have it trimmed off quickly so it can return to growing normally. Good luck.
Last updated Aug 22, 2013

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