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Old 01-30-2009, 05:24 AM   #1
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what does it mean when your toenail turns black?

what does it mean when your entire toenail turns black?

 
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Old 02-01-2009, 11:23 AM   #2
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Re: what does it mean when your toenail turns black?

If you exeprienced trauma to the nail then it could be a Hematoma (bruise) where the space under the nail plate has filled with blood from the underlying tissue. If not, and the discoloration began as a green to brown to black discoloration, then it could be a Pseudomonas bacterial infection. Either way, you may want to see a Podiatrist.

 
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