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Bleeding Under The Toenail
Big toe nail fungus and blood blister underside of toe. Saw a podiatrist, he clipped the excess toenail and the pain is now under the toe.
I had a toe nail injury where the nail is partly off...I noticed the skin under the nail has changed colors and it itches.Is this normal?
Nail Trauma: After an injury to the nail and nail bed, a portal of entry may occur. Bacteria, fungus, yeast may enter. You may be developing an infection on the nail bed. Have a podiatrist or dermatologist culture the nail bed to determine what orgainism may be present, and treat appropriately. ...Read more
For a subungual melanoma (nail melanoma), the dark vertical line has to be on the surface or beneath the nail?
Spot on the nail bed: Usually seen through the nail.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not: Bruises beneath the toenail are usually caused by something forcefully dropped onto or pressing the toenail. If the nail becomes chronically bruised from shoegear or activity it could lead to enough damage that fungus could begin to grow beneath the nail and cause an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is some swelling under my toe nail on the big toe. At times puss comes from the swollen area on top of the nail. Help?
Onycholysis: Most common causes are trauma (tapping long fingernails on keyboard), frequent exposure to water, & harsh chemicals (nail polish remover). Certain diseases can cause it as well: psoriasis, overactive thyroid, fungal infxns. Drugs like tetracycline or fluoroquinolones (cipro, et al) can cause it. See following site for treatment suggestions: http://www.Drugs.Com/health-guide/onycholysis.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Subungual hematoma; left index, how long until nail falls off? Lots of blood accumulating under nail. Black in colour. Severely painful and swollen.
Trephination: Ouch! Go see your family doc about this condition, the sooner the better. S/he can make a hole (trephinate) in your nail allowing blood to escape, thus relieving pressure & pain. No anesthesia needed. Instant pain relief w/very dramatic release of blood build up. Check out http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/82926-overview for more info. ...Read more
Both feet thumbs under the nail there is a blue coloration from the inside side near the next finger?
Not necessarily.: No doubt there has been trauma to the toe and the bruise is trapped under the nail. Depending on how extensive the bruise is and the pressure it may have caused will make a difference as to whether you'll loose the nail or if it will quiet down after proper first aid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Door slammed on my pinky, bottom part of nail is out of the skin and nail is tilted to the side. Will the nail grow back normally?
Nail Damage: More than likely, unless the trauma was severe enough to injure the nail plate. Just wait and see. Toenails take 9 months to grow from the base to the tip. ...Read more
The big toe on my left foot has a bruising tinged color between the skin at the base of the toenail and down to where the toe meets the foot. No pain?
See a doctor: This could be several things My advise to you is to see a podiatrist ...Read more
I stubbed my pinky toe and pulled the nail back BADLY. there is a black blood blister under & around the nail. This was 4 days ago. Any suggestions?
My toenail had a spit in the center of the nail bed. upon removing nail polish it is a green stain on the nail. Please help! Thank you!
Brown/yellow growing spot under fingernail near cuticle. Could it be fungus if it is where the cuticle is?
Absolutely,: see dermatologist for absolute diagnosis and prescription treatment ...Read more
Nail of my foot entering into my skin so I got a surgery for nail removal after 7 days the skin around the nail is swollen rough and watery pus inside?
Infection: Call your doctor, there could be a small spicule of nail that Needs to be removed.... ...Read more
Just noticed a brown blotch under the nail of my pinky toe. Runs from the matrix at 45 degrees a couple mm up the nail bed but not all the way. What?
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