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Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
Trapped blood.: Black colored skin around the toes can be seen when there has been capillary bleeding. The trapped blood will turn almost black as seen through the skin layers. There can also be pigmentary changes in the skin when extreme abrasive pressure is applied over time. Either way, to remove all doubt, have your foot examined by a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 y/o stubbed toes toes look fine-no swelling, deformity, walking fine but nail bed looks red/purple and nail bled when happened. Doc visit needed?
Black toenails: Black toe nails most commonly refer to subungual hematomas (a bruise under the nail) from trauma. Other causes of black toenails--not from trauma-- could be from severe nail fungus (rare), or from a malignancy (melanoma) --also rare-. If several nails are affected, this suggests subungual hematomas, and can be caused by bumping your foot, by running, or even wearing tight shoes (w/ tight toebox). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No picture: Sorry - I can't bring up your picture. But a bruise (blue-grey color) means you've had bleeding under the skin that is more than a day old and I would be suspicious that a red circle is new bleeding. If you've not had any trauma, I would be worried about your ability to clot. If there has been no trauma, you need evaluation right away. If there has been trauma, just protect the area until it heals ...Read more
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Eval: If you have vertical black lines on your toe nail - it would be prudent to have that evaluated by a dermatologist. Once the cause of the black discoloration is identified - a treatment plan can be provided. ...Read more
Am looking for images or answers on little black squiggly lines all over my mums foot and underneath is large black area?
I have blue black squiggly lines on foot under the skin. Appeared 3/4 days ago. A larger blue/black spot underside of foot. Ulcer on same ankle.?
Problem: Are you diabetic, ave you had arterial doppler. Looks like you have some vascular issue. ...Read more
Possibly: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
See a doctor: Seek treatment from your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more