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My Big Toe Turned Blue
Circulation: Without a prior history of trauma to case bruising, my first thought would be poor circulation. As tissues receive less oxygenated blood, they turn blue and dusky. This needs to be checked promptly. See a podiatrist for an examination. If findings warrant, they will order circulation testing and possibly even refer you to a vascular surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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: Venous insufficiency could be one reason, but i would tend to think all the toes would turn purplish.The temp of the skin would be important, is the foot cooler or warmer and what it is compared to the contralateral limb. Is this new onset? History of trauma? More info would help but you should get checked out simply because the findings are not normal. ...Read more
A drawer fell on my big toe and now underneath the toe nail is blackish blueish, what should I do?
It depends: What you describe is a black toenail or subungal hematoma. This can be extremely painful and there can be pressure under the nail from continued bleeding. Most of the time the pain and throbbing improves with rest & ice. The discoloration improves with time as the blood stained nail grows out. However, if the pressure/pain continues or gets worse the hematoma must be drained by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I hurt my knuckle on my fingers started turning purple my knuckle feels fine why is my fingers turning purple?
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
Slammed pinkie in car door yesterday. I can bend my finger, but it's pink and bruised on the bottom and my fingernail has a dark purple splotch.isok??
Nailbed injury: The purple discoloration under your nail indicates bleeding from the nailbed with an associated nailbed injury. Will usually heal on its own with nail acting as a splint. If painful create a hole in the nail over the blood with flame heated paperclip to decompress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suddenly?: An injury or some other type of trauma(injection, infection) will can cause this to happen suddenly. In the absence of this circumstance, this probably happened over a period of time: most likely a result from poor biomechanics or a type of arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yellow Finger: Smashing your finger resulted in some leakage of blood into the soft tissue. That blood, as it decomposes, will usually turn yellow. This is just a bruise. Not to worry. If the finger is still painful it is possible that you could have broken a bone so see a physician. ...Read more
A few days ago my right big toe started feeling tight and tingled and a big circle of skin formed under my toe. Its now black and blue but doesnt hurt?
Hematoma..: It sound like you have managed to traumatize the bottom of your toe causing a hematoma. It is probably best to have the toe evaluated to any possible problems. ...Read more
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