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I smashed my finger in my car door. It's swollen, nail black & has a strange odor. What's causing the odor?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Bad odor

could mean infection. Please get this evaluated ASAP. Take care.

In brief: Bad odor

could mean infection. Please get this evaluated ASAP. Take care.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Possible infection

The odor may be an infection.
You should really have your finger checked out at Emergency or urgent care. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

In brief: Possible infection

The odor may be an infection.
You should really have your finger checked out at Emergency or urgent care. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Dr. Roy Arnold
Dr. Roy Arnold
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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

Odor could be sign of infection or lack of blood supply and causing tissue death, have it checked out.

In brief: Infection

Odor could be sign of infection or lack of blood supply and causing tissue death, have it checked out.
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Dr. Ayisha Gani
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Infection?

See your doctor or go to ER and have it checked ASAP.

In brief: Infection?

See your doctor or go to ER and have it checked ASAP.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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