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My 6yr old son, his index tip of his finger is severly swollen. It is green on nail and.Left side, white, and really red all around the top what is it?

My 6yr old son, his index tip of his finger is severly swollen. It is green on nail and.Left side, white, and really red all around the top what is it?

Ingrown nail: Sounds like he has an infected ingrown fingernail. This needs to be seen today by his doctor for evaluation - he likely needs antibiotics and/or part removal of the nail. Until see doc, soak hand at least 10 minutes every hour in room temperature water with or without epsom salts. ...Read more

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My nail turned green after false nails. Why did that happen?

My nail turned green after false nails. Why did that happen?

Foreign material: Could be an infection? Pseudomonas infection usually is green can also be a reaction to the chemical or adhesive used in the applpication process. ...Read more

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What should I do if my nail turned green?

Green fingernail: Green under the nail is a sign of pseudomonas onycholysis. This is a condition where the nail is undermined by a bacterium. This bacterium makes a substance called pyocyanin, which is a green substance and indicates the presence of the certain bacterium as mentioned above. Much can be done to control this but often demands that the entire white edge is pared back. ...Read more

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My nails look bad cz i used to eat them and some nails are green how to cure so they look nice and grow properly?

My nails look bad cz i used to eat them and some nails are green how to cure so they look nice and grow properly?

Nail biting: If you have stopped nail biting, you can try gelatin. This seems to help with strenthening the nails. If you can not stop nail biting, you may need to see a behavioral specialists. I would also check with your provider for causes of discoloration that are not due to nail biting. ...Read more

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Do i need to see a doctor if the hangnail area around nail turning green?

Do i need to see a doctor if the hangnail area around nail turning green?

Green nail: Yes you should seek medical attention. This coloration of possible bacterial infection. A culture and possible medication might need to be prescribed. ...Read more

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I had a pain on one of my toes then my toe nail turn purple then today my toe nail turn green is that normal?

I had a pain on one of my toes then my toe nail turn purple then today my toe nail turn green is that normal?

If it was a bruise. : ...It can come from the toe hitting the end of the foot gear. The purple is the natural color, ; green is also cn as the bruise heals.They can b very colorful. ...Read more

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Tip of finger is numb like asleep tingling feeling its been a week now there is a small green spot in the nail what do i do? Used a splint 4 a week

Tip of finger is numb like asleep tingling feeling its been a week now there is a small green spot in the nail what do i do? Used a splint 4 a week

Get checked.: Did you hurt it? Any change in feeling that persists needs to be checked. Do it soon. Don't drink alcohol or smoke for now. if the numbness gets worse or you have other new symptoms like weakness or it turns pale or cold get seen right away. ...Read more