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What To Do For Badly Bruised Toe
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
I injured my toe, it hurt, swelled up and bruised. Put ice on it and strapped overnight badly. After 2 weeks looks like a lolly and has internal itch?
Weight bearing?: If you are able to bear weight on it and move it then it's probably not broken. An xray can tell for sure. A blood collection under the toenail can evolve into wonderful colors. If ithere is painful pressure under the nail then a simple procedure to drain can provide instant relief. Otherwise be patient and the itching is a sign of healing. Eventually the nail may be pushed off by a new one. ...Read more
I stubbed my toe ( the one next to the pinky toe ) three days ago, and it is still badly bruised. Looks purpleish red, certain areas blackish. it's no?
Buddy taping.: As long as the stubbing has not left your toe with some obscene angular deformity, either up/down or right/ left, your toe will probably do just fine with a minimal amount of help. The blood is from vessels that have obviously been injured. The key now is prevent further injury as well as stabilize the toe so healing can proceed uninterrupted. Splinting seems to work in most cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was riding my bike 1 an cleats were to small it hurt for a week now no pain but my toe is now got a blue-black line in it i think it's bruised?
Bruising=bleeding: Black and blue usually indicate that some bleeding took place. This is very common under the toe nail. Rubbing and irritation can cause a blister to form on skin and skin under the nail. This condition usually does not clear out until the body clears it out, the nail plate grows out, or is treated. Blood under the nail gets trapped and dries. Tight or loose riding shoes can cause this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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