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What does it mean when your toenail turns black and blue?
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In brief: Hematoma
Sounds like you traumatized your nail and blood is under it.
Blood under the nail is called a subungual hematoma.

In brief: Hematoma
Sounds like you traumatized your nail and blood is under it.
Blood under the nail is called a subungual hematoma.
Dr. Jonathan Posner
Dr. Jonathan Posner
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Dr. Eric Tepper
Podiatry
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In brief: Trauma to toenail
It usually is indicative of a traumatic event to the toenail.
The discoloration is a sub ungual (beneath the nail) hematoma.

In brief: Trauma to toenail
It usually is indicative of a traumatic event to the toenail.
The discoloration is a sub ungual (beneath the nail) hematoma.
Dr. Eric Tepper
Dr. Eric Tepper
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