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Do Athletes Foot Cuts On The Undersurface Of The Baby Toe Often Turn Black
Frequently have rashes black heads. Hot or warm foot under the toe. Pain on the small toe and outer side of the left foot?
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
Blisters: Is it possible that your got a blister from shoe pressure or walking boot? Regardless, blisters are often treated with betadine. It's a brown liquid that is sold in most drug stores and works as both an anti-biotic and a drying agent. Do not use if you have an allergy to iodine. Just dab a small amount onto a cotton ball and gently apply to the blister. Once a day for 2-3 days. ...Read more
My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.
Toe nail damage: Footwear beats hell out of the big toe nails, as does athletics. Evaluate your shoes. If you wear high heels, especially closed toe, that might be your problem. ...Read more
Can you get dark bruising on the inside and bottom of the foot 2 weeks after a metatarsal break (out from the big toe)? Not where the break is?
HI, YES you can!: Since the damage was so internal so initially was the tissue hemmorahge /bleeding and so over time that blood can slowly work it's way to the surface and eventually be visible as skin bruising. ...Read more
The skin under one toe has split open, usually happens to 1 of 6 toes always the 3 middle toes. There is calloused skin directly above the split, I'm sure it's from wearing flip flops and being barefoot. How do i help it heal faster?
Wear shoes: You've really provided your own answer. Wear shoes for a couple of months and keep your toes clean and dry. If the problem persists after that, see a doctor for professional advice. ...Read more
My son's foot has a big blood stain ... Looks interior ... It is dark blood color stain on the heel of his foot toward ( close to the middle of foot).?
Single, clear ridge on big toe nail. Showed up overnight. None of the other toes have it. Extends from bottom of nail to top. Could it be from injury?
It is : Possible it occured from injury, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
There are 2 painful, deep red-purple bumps on the ball of my foot near the smallest toe, and 1 on the inside arch toward the heel. What could it be?
Can a plantars wart (on the bottom, outside part of the foot) cause foot, ankle and calf swelling and pain? Or is it likely 2 separate issues?
Not directly related: These are likely separate issues. A plantar wart can create pain, resulting in a change in your gait (how you walk) and thus put more pressure on other areas of your leg. Thus, it's theoretically possible these two issues are INDIRECTLY related. However, foot/ankle/calf swelling and pain without an injury make me think about a potential blood clot. Please seek help from a physician if persistent. ...Read more
I have dry, white blisters that open on the back of my thumb leading from the side of my nail. The skin cracks and hardens then can be peeled. ?
Attach Photo: Attach a photo ...your question is too vague... Dr Z ...Read more
Severe athletes foot deep cracks in the heel of foot, toenails that are too thick to cut with fingernail clippers extreme pain and burning what to do?
a BOARD CERTIFIED DERMATOLOGIST (Skin specialist)
Look for Hospital or University based ( resources for CULTURE and SENSITIVITY of the infecting fungus (Although 'Tinea Pedis" most "common" other fungi can 'invade" as well as BACTERIAL 'super" infection" Good Luck and hope this is helpful
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Where in your toe do you inject the toe when it has a ingrowing toenail on the right side of the big toe?
The base of the toe: The most effective numbing is place at base (proximal aspect) of the toe, on both sides. ...Read more
What could be the cause of recurring foot blisters on the foot? I get them on the bottoms and sides of the foot.
the tips of my babys fingers are a tan colour compared to the rest of her, from the joint below the nail to the tip. It's the skin around the nail
Skin color: You didn't mention the age of your baby or the skin color of the rest of your baby. Color of skin around nail tends to be the same color as the palm of the hands. ...Read more