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Bleeding Toenails Fingernails Endocarditis
Endocarditis: Endocarditis can cause "splinter" hemorrhage under the nails. They actually look like tiny little straight splinters. If you are having large areas of bleeding under the nails, it could be traumatic when the toenails hit the tip of the shoe or it could be from a clotting disorder. Either way, it should be checked out asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I pick at my fingernails & toe nails a lot & it's not uncommon to go until they bleed, but can't seem to stop. Is this a condition or just bad habit?
I had 2 strokes from endocarditis now terrible headaches could my brain be bleeding from the area of the strokes causing this and would it show in mr?
When was the: Endocarditis? Strokes related to this heart valve infection can be caused by breaking off of the valvular 'vegetation' and spread to the brain and/or from rupture of so called mycotic aneurysms in the arteries of the brain. With adequate treatment of the infection, the risk of these complication s decrease with time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The past 5 years or so I have noticed speratic hemorrhage splinters under 1 or 2 of my fingernails. not from injury or known endocarditis. Any advice?
I have a few splinter hemmorhages under my fingernails. My heart skips beats at least 5 times a day, it really "thumps" hard. Endocarditis?
Not necessarily: But would agree that prudence suggests a visit to cardiology just to be safe. However, can be many other reasons for splinter hemorrhages even though this may be associated with bacterial endocarditis. If you have a fever, do not hesitate to get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had side of toenail cut out Monday, still bleeding seeping and bottom of toe real itchy. Is that ok?
Contact your podiatr: Normally, if your nail was cut out by a podiatrist, the bleeding and discharge decreases a little bit every day. It gradually should completely stop, generally within 3-7 days, unless what you had done was a permanent procedure. That could take a few extra days to heal. The itching may be a result of a reaction to the local anesthetic, or possibly the result of a healing infection. ...Read more
Cut my eye with fingernail, now it's bleeding. Small amnt of pain. Vision ok for now. Rinsed it out - still bleeding. What to do?
Corneal abrasion: Or you may need to go to an urgicare center, as corneal abrasions should not get infected or they can become problematic. If the cut is over your pupil, you definitely should have it evaluated so your vision does not get affected in the future. you may need an antibiotic cream to put on your eye and sometimes even a patch to help heal the area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 54 years old. And a female. My two middle toes have been numb for a couple months.Today however those same toenails fell off. No bleeding/pain?
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