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My toe nail has been black and blue now for a month. Walked a lot and the nail felt bruised at the beginning. Doesnt hurt now. Is that bad? Old blood?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry
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In brief: A Slow Grow

It sounds like there is old blood trapped under the nail.
This can happen during and/or after walking a lot. There is not much to do now but wait. Time will enable the nail to grow out and slowly bring the old blood with it. Nails grow at a slow pace so be patient.

In brief: A Slow Grow

It sounds like there is old blood trapped under the nail.
This can happen during and/or after walking a lot. There is not much to do now but wait. Time will enable the nail to grow out and slowly bring the old blood with it. Nails grow at a slow pace so be patient.
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