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What Should I Do If My Toenail Fell Off Due To A Fungal Nail Infection
Fungus is an organism that thrives in a dark, damp environment and can be found on the skin or nails. As we age, we are more prone to developing fungus in our nails. Also diabetics are very commonly seen with fungal nails. There is usually thickness, yellowish discoloration, and the presence of dead tissue under the nail when a person has ...Read more
My toenail just fell off because of fungus or eczema. do I need to bandage it? or what should I do?
More of the Same.: There are many reasons for a toenail to fall off, including a fungal infection. As long as there is no bleeding or drainage, fine. Leave it uncovered. A new nail will replace it in time. The question is though, just what will the new one look like ? What state of health will it have? More than likely, the new nail will have the same problem that the old one has. Best to have it looked at. ...Read more
We can try!: Nail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a scab on my big toe from an ingrown nail i had. I got the nail out but there is still pus and redness?
If a horse stepped on my toe should I see a doctor it's bleeding and I can't move it that well and I think the toe nail is ripped off.
Yes,: i recommend a podiatrist as I am one, but an Orthopedist is just as equipped. You need to know if you have a fracture, also if the nail is ripped and bleeding you need to make sure you don't have an open fracture as this would require making sure your tetanus prophylaxis is updated and antibiotics... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do if my toenail fell off in an accident. Is there a way a nail salon could put on a fake toenail?
If I have a fungus in my toe nail is it possible that it could cause me to get ringworm on my skin?
I usually peel the hard skin off my big toe, could i get an infection? How would i know if i get an infection?
You can: pain, redness, swelling are cardinal signs of an infection.. ...Read more
I am going to see my podiatrist who operated on my ingrown toenail a few months ago because my nail is still soar what might happen to heel my nail?
I recently had an in growing toe nail and had to have the nail removed. What precautions should I take to prevent it from happening again?
Follow up with Dr.: Follow all post op instructions. Have your toe re evaluated in about 3 months to check the status. If it becomes ingrown again you may have to have it removed in a permanent manner. Speak with your doctor about your options. A Podiatrist is the best Doctor to treat this condition. ...Read more
I have a cyst on my foot, and my foot doctor didnt want to check it and didnt want to do a culture for fungus on the nails, is this normal? rude too
Any: cyst or growth should be examined. If you are having pain or tenderness in the area then it should be addressed soon. Nail fungus doesn't always need a culture. Most Podiatrists can typically tell right away if a patient has fungus or not. It is a good idea to get a culture if the patient is put on prescription medications. There are many natural treatments I recommend that can help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a creamy fluid coming out of underneath my toenail but my toe is not sore or red. Toenail is lifting due topsoriasis. Do i need to see a podiatrist?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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