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Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
Big toe nail is green w/purple&black bruising by cuticle. I dropped a table on it. Broken? Bruised? Will I lose my nail? Full range of motion, hurts!
Big toe sore, skin red, squeezed and pus came out side of toe nail. is it a possible ingrown toe nail ? Infection ?
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
4 y/o stubbed toes toes look fine-no swelling, deformity, walking fine but nail bed looks red/purple and nail bled when happened. Doc visit needed?
No: Unless the injury is very severe the more common cause would be subungual hematoma. That is blood under the nail plate and is very painful. Go to an urgent care center or emergency room. The doctor can use electro cautery to make holes in the nail plate and express the blood out giving immediate relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor now: You need to see a doctor immediatly. ...Read more
Bruised my little toe, sprained my left wrist & ripped my toe nail off, any tips for healing process?
My big toe along the left side of the nail is purple and has green crusty discharge. What's wrong with my toe?
Paronychia: The description suggests a Paronychia, which is an ingrown toenail injuring the adjacent tissue and causing pain and infection. Mild forms often respond to warms compresses and home care but you should have a physician evaluate your condition as you may need antibiotics and possibly removal of part of nail. SEE:http://wb.md/1MgC1Ee ...Read more