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Removal Of A Blood Clot Below The Fingernail Or Toenail
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.
My toenail had a spit in the center of the nail bed. upon removing nail polish it is a green stain on the nail. Please help! Thank you!
For a subungual melanoma (nail melanoma), the dark vertical line has to be on the surface or beneath the nail?
Spot on the nail bed: Usually seen through the nail.Get a more detailed answer ›
Brown line in the middle of one of my nails and half of the nail is brittle, could it be fungus or nail damage?
Just noticed a brown blotch under the nail of my pinky toe. Runs from the matrix at 45 degrees a couple mm up the nail bed but not all the way. What?
Subungual hematoma; left index, how long until nail falls off? Lots of blood accumulating under nail. Black in colour. Severely painful and swollen.
Trephination: Ouch! Go see your family doc about this condition, the sooner the better. S/he can make a hole (trephinate) in your nail allowing blood to escape, thus relieving pressure & pain. No anesthesia needed. Instant pain relief w/very dramatic release of blood build up. Check out http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/82926-overview for more info. ...Read more
Can a bloody spot on the leg under the skin be a sign of thin blood or a busted vessel when on blood thinners?
Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. _. ...Read more
I noticed a single gray line, appearing on my thumb nail, which goes from the tip of the nail to end.Vertically.Could this be a sign of a deficiency?
Probably benign: The diagnosis that seems to most closely fit with your description (without a picture) is melanonychia striata, which is most common in the thumb. It results from increased melanin deposit in the nail plate. This can be caused by bleeding into the nail plate, a small foreign body, fungal infection or wart, or tumor-like growth of melanocyte. A skilled dermatologist needs to examine it for you. ...Read more
Toenail is disconnected from root and lifting at cuticle, after ingrown infection. Will I need the rest of the nail removed or will it fall off?
It is: best to have the nail removed to allow growth of a healthy new nail HOWEVER this is the decision of a plastic (hand) specialist if you want the best result! My opinion only Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Single, clear ridge on big toe nail. Showed up overnight. None of the other toes have it. Extends from bottom of nail to top. Could it be from injury?
It is : Possible it occured from injury, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
2-6 weeks: Depends on how the nail was removed and whether it was a temporary or permanent removal. Usually a temporary removal will hel in a couple of weeks. A permanent chemical procedure can take 1-2 months. Discuss with your doctor what you may expect. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The big toe on my left foot has a bruising tinged color between the skin at the base of the toenail and down to where the toe meets the foot. No pain?
See a doctor: This could be several things My advise to you is to see a podiatrist ...Read more
Fungis infection: Most of the case are due to Onycomicosis or fungis infection. ...Read more
What part of the finger anatomy is the 'nail bed'? Is it underneath the nail? Or on top of the finger above the first joint next to the nail? Thanks.
Yes: Under the nail closest to distal joint. ...Read more
Is a skin tag with a base about the size of a dime cause for concern? The "tag" part takes up about 1/3 of the area. Can this turn to melanoma?
Is a dark TRANSVERSAL band in hallux nail compatible with subungual melanoma? It's brown,near lunula,not painful.is it only typical of an Hematoma?
Be observant..: About the only time I feel certain that the color change in the nail is not due to melanoma is when there is history of trauma to the nail. All others should be watched with various levels of suspicion. Take a photo and compare to subsequent photos. These can be used when having a professional evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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