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Cut on my foot quickly turned black. What should I do?

Cut on my foot quickly turned black. What should I do?

Black: Not sure why it "quickly turned black"? Could be dry blood. Go to the emergency room and have someone look at it. ...Read more

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My podiatrist popped a large blood blister on my foot 3.5 wk ago. The area is still numb from the procedure and the part she cut to drain is black!

My podiatrist popped a large blood blister on my foot 3.5 wk ago. The area is still numb from the procedure and the part she cut to drain is black!

Go back for follow: Up. All you state is they popped a blister, this would not involve anything put puncturing the roof of the blister which would not cause any residual numbness, so I do not believe the numbness is a result of anything the doctor did. (If that's what they did). The black color may be an eschar or scab like lesion which again may be completely normal and will heal over time o r the doc can clean it ...Read more

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I had a cut on my foot that turned into an ulcer. How did that happen?

I had a cut on my foot that turned into an ulcer. How did that happen?

See below: Depending on how the initial problem was treated or if the cut became wider and deeper forming an ulcer. ...Read more

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What are my chances of getting tetanus after a cut on my foot?

What are my chances of getting tetanus after a cut on my foot?

Small: Though the chances may be small the cut needs to be examined and your tetanus brought up to date.
The consequences if ignored are great. ...Read more

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I have a cut on my foot that's covered in a clear liquid that comes from it. What is this liquid?

I have a cut on my foot that's covered in a clear liquid that comes from it. What is this liquid?

Pathology: It could be a few things. It would be best to send to a professional with a very good microscope. ...Read more

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Can a small cut on my foot (from a tree branch) hurt my baby if it gets infected?

Can a small cut on my foot (from a tree branch) hurt my baby if it gets infected?

Possible: Another words you are pregnant. If you get an infection and the infection spreads you can get an infection in your blood etc etc...Best thing to do is make sure you don't get an infection and don't worry. Apply topical antibiotic and keep an eye on the wound. ...Read more

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There is a cut on my foot just above my big toe. I'm not feeling well. Is it ok to lay down? Or do I need to be seen?

See a physician: If you have had an injury of and you are not feeling well, have someone take you to an urgent care or emergency room so that you can be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can I get any type of hepatitis by getting a pedicure if I have a cut on my foot? Not sure if the utensils were clean

Can I get any type of hepatitis by getting a pedicure if I have a cut on my foot? Not sure if the utensils were clean

Little or no risk: Any risk here is theoretical only. The chance the instruments were contaminated with hepatitis viruses is extremely low, and transmission probably wouldn't happen even if they were. Infection by this mechanism is extremely rare if it occurs at all. In the future, confirm the shop disinfects their instruments between customers and avoid those that don't. But don't worry about this event. ...Read more

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I have a cut on my foot that is quite deep and I stood in my cats feces will I get an infection?

I have a cut on my foot that is quite deep and I stood in my cats feces will I get an infection?

Cat feces. ... wound: I would be concerned for a parasite infection... the parasite becomes infectious around 1to 5 days after it is shed in a cat's feces recommend you see your doctor cleanse the wound throughly until you get to see him or her ...Read more

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I received a small cut on my foot from a piece of dirty glass (that was in an parking lot) do I need to get a tetanus shot? Unsure of last time I got one.

I received a small cut on my foot from a piece of dirty glass (that was in an parking lot) do I need to get a tetanus shot? Unsure of last time I got one.

Tetanus Protocol: If you can not remember the last time you had a tetanus booster. It wouldn't be a bad idea to get one. Then you'll be good for 10 years. Better safe age than sorry. ...Read more

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Could a cut on my foot raise my platelets? Count of 700, wbc 13, no other symptoms. Found on routine cbc. Blood smear clean.

Could a cut on my foot raise my platelets? Count of 700, wbc 13, no other symptoms. Found on routine cbc. Blood smear clean.

Not the cut: Follow it. If you are iron deficient, find the cause and get treated. You may have a check to see if a particular mutation is driving it. This is serious but probably not catastrophic. ...Read more

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I dropped a weight on my foot and my toenail turned black. What will happen now?

I dropped a weight on my foot and my toenail turned black. What will happen now?

Hematoma: The black discoloration is bleeding. Initially after such an injury this pool of blood or hematoma can be drained. If it is already dry it may dissolve over several months. If the injury is severe the nail may fall off and you will get a new nail in 4-6 months. In severe cases a doctor may have to remove the nail in order to repair a laceration underneath. X-rays may be needed to rule out fracture. ...Read more

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A blister on my foot turned black, should I be worried?

A blister on my foot turned black, should I be worried?

Probably not: Darkening inside a blister is usually just a little bit of blood. This shouldn't be a concern unless you are diabetic, have numb feet or poor circulation or it doesn't resolve in a few weeks. If any of these conditions exist, see a podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I cut off a corn on the ball of my foot?

How do I cut off a corn on the ball of my foot?

You don't.: That can be very dangerous, you can give yourself an infection or cause bleeding. Corns can be rubbed off safely with pumice stones. Put the scissors and blades away. ...Read more

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I have black patch on my heal of my foot?

I have black patch on my heal of my foot?

Black patch on heel: Could be hematoma (collection of under the skin blood), tar. Paint, or melanoma (cancer)would have it checked out this week by doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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I cut my foot. How do you take care of it best?

I cut my foot. How do you take care of it best?

Antibiotic cream: If the cut is not deep clean it with soap and water and apply neosporine cream and a bandaid. Make sure to let the area get lots of air after the first few days. If the cut is deep you will need to get it stiched. ...Read more

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Cut my foot on reef 3 days ago what should I do?

See the doctor.: Serious infections can occur from cuts from bacteria found on a reef. ...Read more

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Had an op for a trapped nerve omit my foot. Now l have more pain than ever above the area where the nerve was cut why?

Nerve surgery: It would be helpful to know where on your foot the surgery took place. Was it on the ball or inside of ankle? In either case sometimes when a nerve is intentionally cut, the ending of the nerve can form scar tissue. You should return to the surgeon expressing these issues for follow up care. ...Read more

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I cut my the ball of my foot in a creek today. Not much bleeding and not very deep can see what looks like fat though. How do I go about treating it?

I cut my the ball of my foot in a creek today. Not much bleeding and not very deep can see what looks like fat though. How do I go about treating it?

Ya feel lucky? Do Ya: Well, if your cut is not bleeding much and is not very deep, then you are probably not seeing fat. This could be the best thing going for you. Clean it well with soap and water, apply a topical antibiotic and cover it with an appropriate bandage. Keep an eye on it for the next couple of days. If you see signs of redness with pain, you need to have it treated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I had a black dot on the bottom of my foot for 2-3 years now. I really want it remove but don't know how. It's also painless. How can I get this removed?

I had a black dot on the bottom of my foot for 2-3 years now. I really want it remove but don't know how. It's also painless. How can I get this removed?

A number of possible: It could be dead skin and underlying tissue from a pressure spot or even malignant melanoma. Have it checked and possibly biopsied by a podiatrist. Soon! ...Read more

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I stepped on a bobby pin & it got into the side of my foot I took it out but it didn't have the black paint tip on. I am afraid it stayed inside my feet?

I stepped on a bobby pin & it got into the side of my foot I took it out but it didn't have the black paint tip on. I am afraid it stayed inside my feet?

I'm guessing...No.: You have no way of knowing if there was any paint on that area to begin with. Relax. If you are going to have a problem, you will know soon enough. Be alert to the start of swelling, redness, pain or heat in the area. Be prepared to go to the doctor at first sign of a problem. Keep us informed. ...Read more

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What are the black spots under my foot?

What are the black spots under my foot?

Time to see your doc: Without looking, I can't say. But I can give you a list of some possibilities. Plantar warts often look black. Melanoma that occurs specifically on the palms and soles of feet can appear black. Blood blisters and gangrene or frostbite (but these things are not subtle), and sometimes foreign bodies like small splinters can appear as black spots. Http://www. Dermatologyoasis. Net/acral-lentiginous-melanoma/ ...Read more

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My foot very swollen and turning red and black?

My foot very swollen and turning red and black?

Did u injure it?: Once a patient states "very swollen" and "turning black" - I would advise immediate medical attention to be on the safe side. Having said that bruising or breaking a foot can cause swelling with color changes you describe. ...Read more

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I cut my foot and a nail. Clean. What to do?

Nail: Clean your foot with soap and water and keep the area clean. It depends on weather or not the nail cut you or caused a puncture wound. This is very important. A puncture wound needs medical attention asap. This type of wound could cause a deep space infection and possibly surgery. If a cut only, then after soap and water, dry with clean dry towel and apply neosporin and band aids daily. ...Read more

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I cut my foot on glass in a dirty creek what do I do?

I cut my foot on glass in a dirty creek what do I do?

Up on Cripple Creek.: Depending on the severity of the cut, either handle it yourself or get to an urgent care for treatment. If capable, clean the wound with soap and water being careful to clear the wound of all debris. Apply a antibiotic ointment and sterile compression dressing. You need to check with you physician to determine when you last tetanus booster was. A dose of antibiotics may also be in order. ...Read more

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I have cut my foot on glass. Do I need a tetanus jab?

I have cut my foot on glass. Do I need a tetanus jab?

If you haven't: Gotten one in 10 years its a good idea. Though, glass would not be as much of a concern as say metal. ...Read more

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What can I do about a puncture cut on the sole of my foot?

What can I do about a puncture cut on the sole of my foot?

See a podiatrist: This may be more than just a simple puncture. Tissue or outside debris may have been implanted into the wound. You also may require a tetanus vaccination. These also easily become infected - get to a doctor. ...Read more

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How should I take care of a small, deep cut on the bottom of my foot?

How should I take care of a small, deep cut on the bottom of my foot?

Depends: If it is fresh it might need stitiches. If not clean it well with soap and water, apply a topical antiseptic and dry sterile dressing. Watch for signs of infection, heat, drainage, pain, swelling. ...Read more

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How can I heal a cut that has been there for a while on my foot? Air it out?

How can I heal a cut that has been there for a while on my foot? Air it out?

Keep it covered: If it is a deep cut you need to have a physician check it out. If it is superficial use an antibiotic ointment and cover with a band aid until it is healed. ...Read more

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Cut on the back of my. Foot how to wear shoes?

Cut on the back of my. Foot how to wear shoes?

Padding: You can get adhesive felt pads and apply them around the cut. In this way the shoe only touches the pad and not the cut. Keep a bandaide over the cut as well. ...Read more

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I have a cut near my ankle and if I move my foot my cut hurts?

I have a cut near my ankle and if I move my foot my cut hurts?

Wash it: With soap and water, if you have antibiotic ointment, apply and place a bandaid on it. If it is not deep do not worry. If you cut it with metal or something of the sort you need to check your tetanus history. ...Read more

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I cut my foot on glass very painful. What the best thing to do?

Get it examined: You need to have this checked to make sure there is not glass in the wound or that you have not cut a nerve. Need to make sure there is not an infection starting. ...Read more