Top
10
Doctor insights on: I Have A Blood Blister Under My Nail

Share
1

1
What may cause a blood blister on palate?

What may cause a blood blister on palate?

Trauma: Usually it is the result of trauma such as rough food (taco chip?), or suction. But if it doesn't disappear within a week -10 days, call your dentist to check it. If it doesn't resolve it might be something more serious. Please follow up on this. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. David Hardin
266 doctors shared insights

Blood Blister (Definition)

A blood blister forms when skin and small blood vessels are damaged without breaking the skin. Trapped beneath the skin surface is some blood and skin fluid. Blood blisters are commonly caused by accidents in which the skin is pinched by a tool or a heavy weight, or they may occur from constant ...Read more


2

2
A few months ago, I had a blood blister under my big toenail. It healed except for a small area at the top that is kind of hard and thick like a nail?

A few months ago, I had a blood blister under my big toenail. It healed except for a small area at the top that is kind of hard and thick like a nail?

? FB: Have your doctor look at it. It may be a foreign body that may need to be ultra sounded. Soak the area and use a pumice stone. All the best. ...Read more

3

3
I have had a blood blister under my toenail for over a month. My mom told me stick a needle in my nail and pop it. Is that safe? What should I do?

I have had a blood blister under my toenail for over a month. My mom told me stick a needle in my nail and pop it. Is that safe? What should I do?

Don't: After a month the blood should be dry so you will not get anything out of it. As long as no pain i would try cutting the nail back and soak in hydrogen peroxide to was out the blood. I would use an antifungal as the nail grows out. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Stepped on side of nail and I don't think it it went through. Looks like a flat blood blister. Had tetanus shot about 3yr ago. Should I be worried?

Stepped on side of nail and I don't think it it went through. Looks like a flat blood blister. Had tetanus shot about 3yr ago. Should I be worried?

What, me worry ?.: Take a picture of the area for comparison views. Keep it clean and watch for signs of increasing inflammation. (Redness, Swelling, Heat and Pain). If these symptoms start to increase, then start worrying and get to your doctor. It's probably not going to happen. ...Read more

6

6
I stubbed my pinky toe and pulled the nail back BADLY. there is a black blood blister under & around the nail. This was 4 days ago. Any suggestions?

I stubbed my pinky toe and pulled the nail back BADLY. there is a black blood blister under & around the nail. This was 4 days ago. Any suggestions?

Onycholysis/Fracture: See a foot specialist to make sure you just have an onycholysis (i.e., loosened toenail) and you do not have fractures of the toe, infection from nail laceration, pressure blood blister (subungal hematoma), etc. In the meantime, please wear comfortable shoes. ...Read more

7

7
Dermatologist question: growth on my toe right at the bed of my nail not a wart and not a blood blister , what else could it be? Can provide pic

Dermatologist question: growth on my toe right at the bed of my nail not a wart and not a blood blister , what else could it be? Can provide pic

Could be callus: It is possible it could be a callus or it is possible that you have some type of growth or soft tissue tumor that needs to be biopsied to make certain it is not malignant. You need to see your podiatrist or dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Could you write me a doctor's certificate so I can resit my music exam? Jammed my finger, blood blister formed and got so swollen that nail lifted off

Could you write me a doctor's certificate so I can resit my music exam? Jammed my finger, blood blister formed and got so swollen that nail lifted off

No, we can't, sorry: You would need to arrange for a virtual visit but, to the best of my knowledge, we aren't able to provide medical care outside of the U.S. and its territories, including nations within theBritish Commonwealth. Again, sorry. You could show up to your piano lesson and show your teacher the finger (?) and there would be no question about who you couldn't play the piano. Just a suggestion. ...Read more

9

9
I have an infected ingrown toe nail that has developed a painful blood blister, how can I get ride of it? Would it hurt if i tried wart freeze off?

I have an infected ingrown toe nail that has developed a painful blood blister, how can I get ride of it? Would it hurt if i tried wart freeze off?

Need proper treatmen: You need to see your doctor. An infected, ingrown toenail needs to have the ingrown nail excised and you need antibiotics. Freeze off will not help. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Big toe nail fungus and blood blister underside of toe. Saw a podiatrist, he clipped the excess toenail and the pain is now under the toe.

Big toe nail fungus and blood blister underside of toe. Saw  a podiatrist, he clipped the excess toenail and the pain is now under the toe.

I assume the : Blister was drained? So, the question is is there raw skin that is hurting? Is it possible you developed an infection? Is there a bandage in or did you take it off. If you took it off what do you see? ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Philip Miller
1,671 doctors shared insights

Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more