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I have a black foot nail. Is there something wrong with me?

I have a black foot nail. Is there something wrong with me?

See a doctor: If the black toenail is new, you should have this checked. The most common benign situation is trauma to the nail, causing the nailbed to bleed and clot which appears black. However, a melanoma under the nail can also appear black. For this reason, black nails should always be evaluated by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I stepped on a nail this morning with bare feet, now i feel physically sick. What could be wrong?

I stepped on a nail this morning with bare feet, now i feel physically sick. What could be wrong?

Infection?: When was the last time you recievd td vaccine? Such trauma can induce bacteria inside your body. You need to see doctor asap. ...Read more

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Dear sir, my feet nails has broken and getting black i don't know why. What is the main causes thanks a lot?

Dear sir, my feet nails has broken and getting black i don't know why. What is the main causes      thanks a lot?

Nail problem: Cause could be many like trauma, blood under the nail, fungus or something more serious. See podiatrist for nail biopsy. ...Read more

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I had real bad itchy feet getting worse made my toes nail getting bad and black , skins off ?

I had real bad itchy feet getting worse made my toes nail getting bad and black , skins off ?

Itchy feet: Many times a foot infection caused by a fungus can give this presentation. Are you diabetic? Do you have an immune disorder? These conditions can contribute to your problem too. If the skin is slufing off, you may have cellulitis from all the scratching you are doing and you can get your skin infected. Please call to make an appointment with your physician or podiatrist. You will need medication. ...Read more

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Hands and feet are always cold, nails turning a purplish color, what's wrong?

Hands and feet are always cold, nails turning a purplish color, what's wrong?

Probably nothing: There are many causes of cold extremities. You are too young for severe peripheral vascular disease. There are other conditions - reynauds - that can cause transient vascular spasm. Of course the other issue is that you live up north. If it is very bothersome i would suggest you check it out by your primary doc - if all ok - u will have to live with it, or consider moving south. ...Read more

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My toe nails on both feet are getting black, starting from thesides. What should I do?

My toe nails on both feet are getting black, starting from thesides. What should I do?

Many possibilities: It could be a fungus or mold infection, bruising, melanoma, etc.. See a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My foot got caught on a metal nail a few months back and now my foot hurts when i apply pressure to it. What can be possibly wrong?

Many things: Could be unrelated, or maybe you developed or are developing an inclusion cyst, or slow growing abcess, maybe sustained nerve injury. Go to the foot doc and have it checked out. ...Read more

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