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I stubbed my big toe 5 days ago very painful but the bruising color the first night was of a green color and is still same green on toe and under othe?
Green toe: Not something I have heard about but I suggest you set up an appointment to see a foot doctor. Your primary doctor should refer you. ...Read more
Small lump on the top of my big toe, green in color and it's only been there for about a week and it's also painful to the touch. Any ideas what it is?
Impossible to give advice without an exam
Please call your DR and get this done. ...Read more
Last couple years my toes have been dry and cracking I use some lotion and it helps some, but now the skin in between a couple toes slightly green.
Possibly fungal: Infections. Athletes foot usually presents early with cracking and even dryness. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist as this could have originally been athletes foot that now has a secondary infection. ...Read more
Is that Teal......: If the color change is due to some physiological function such as diabetes, vascular disease or some infective process, well, things could be better. If a traumatic event took place, then it would be expected. If it's due to an environmental issue such as stain or dye from the shoes or socks, then you can relax. To remove all doubt, have your doctor or a Healthtap specialist examine it. ...Read more
The skin around my toes had begun peeling. Really unsure why as they had not been burnt. I've now noticed green tops of my toes only on 1 foot?
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
My big toe is green, purple, and black. I dropped a table on it yesterday. Is it broken? Or will I lose my nail?
Tough to say...: See a podiatrist for an evaluation. It could be broken, and I can usually predict if someone will lose a nail. ...Read more
Why am I urinating frequently every few hours when I do not drink as much liquids? I walk a lot daily. Dead skin between my toes are green. Why?
Sores: You may have infected warts. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
I'm very embarrassed of my left toes nails they have turned green and look terrible and deformed not sure what it is or what to do?
My big top my toe hurt. It have green and mark and blue mark. It hurt to bend down. It hurt to walk on it. What should I do? What wrong with my toe?
It's not toe late.: You've injured it somehow. The color is probably from bruising. Because you have damaged the toe, it may be difficult to move it. If it is not swollen, there's probably no severe damage. To remove all doubt, you might want to have it x-rayed. Since you did not say when this started, it is difficult to advise you to do anything else. ...Read more
See doctor: There is obviously something wrong......you may need antibiotics if that swelling is an infection.....what exactly is green? ...Read more
I, as a sous chef, work 12 hours a day. Recently my big toe turns blue/green at the end but by the next day it's back to normal. I'm growing concerned?
Circulation: Your problem sounds like it's vascular in nature. A vascular problem could be benign or may need intervention. Only a thorough work up by your doctor would determine this. ...Read more
Why is there green puss coming out the connor of my big toe? There is green puss coming out the connor of my big toe. It hurts like I stubbed it. What is wrong with it?
You: You probably have an infected ingrown toenail. You'll need the little piece of nail that's stuck in your skin removed and go on antibiotics for a week or so. The procedure to remove the piece of nail is quick, easy, simple and painless, and there is no pain afterward. The longer you take to go and get this fixed, the longer you'll be in pain. Do yourself a favor and visit your friendly podiatrist. ...Read more
There is this weird green pus coming out of the side of my toe. Is it infected? If it is what could I do to help it?
Go to the ER: Any drainage from your toe is not normal ...Read more
I have a small bump on the side of my big toe size of a green pea & it hurts when I push down on it. Do you know what I can use for it to leave?
Need to diagnose: First it needs an exam, how long has it been there? Has it grown rapid or slow, is it hard or soft? Answers to thse questions will yield a better answer. See your podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
Oozing spot on toe: You MAY have an infection. Please see your doc ASAP to clear it up before it gets worse. Are you diabetic? All the more reason to get it treated now. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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
My toe nail is blue n green because I dropped a heavy bowl on it, do I have to have it drained or will it get better in time?
Subungual hematoma: You do not necessarily need to have it drained unless it remains painful, as draining the blood is mainly for pain relief. If there is a greenish colour then that suggests that the blood is beginning to be broken down and reabsorbed. There is a chance that the nail may loosen and detach, but if that happens a new, healthy nail will grow out in its place if the matrix of the nail bed is uninjured. ...Read more
Help my big toe nail has been discolored for about 6 months now. At first it was reddish blue and now it's blackish bluish and a little green now.
Hematoma: It sounds like a subungual hematoma. This happens usually from injury from injury to toe. Reddish blue is most likely active bleeding and black is old. The green is concerning. It should be evaluated for healing/infection. There are some bacteria that turn things green so you should see a podiatrist to evaluate. Healing bruises also turn many colors. The bruise has to grow out. ...Read more
I broke my piggy toe 1 week ago they gave me sticks and a black shoe. However it's still purple, red and mostly green is that something bad?, I don't
Normal: The color discoloration is normal as the injury starts to heal. ...Read more
Paronychia/Onychia: It sounds like you have an infection. Most likely, a paronychia/onychia, which is an infected ingrown toenail, the most common cause of toe infections. If you are Diabetic or in any way immune-compromised, get to a doctor immediately. If you are not, the infection could still be serious, and you should seek attention ASAP. ...Read more
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
Nail on big toe really discoloured. Almost greeny black. Starting to lift from bed. Cause and treatment please. Only slight discomfort?
Green black nail: Nails should be the same color on your hands and feet; green black color may mean that there is a fungal infection or a Bacterial infection. Nonetheless, you should seek the help she f a Podiatrist who would remove the nail and start you on an antifungal and antibiotic to help your problem. ...Read more
I took the skin off my baby toe in a bike accident. It became immediately swollen and now constantly weeps yellow/ green puss, please help!?
I feel sorry for: What happened happened, have him see u pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Is my toe infected if green pus is coming out followed by bleeding? I looked at my big toe this afternoon and the side of it was green. I pushed on it and it began to ooze green/yellow pus. Then, it followed by bleeding for a little bit. I am assuming it'
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 more
When I bruised my toe, it was green and purple. Now there's just a purple line that's curved almost like half of a heart, what does this mean?
Blood: Under the nail is what it sounds like known as a subungual hematoma. ...Read more