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Reasons for bruises under the nail - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i have a bruise under my nail. is this a problem?
Doctor :   yes it could be
Doctor :   did u sustain any injury?
Doctor :   how old are you
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   age: 21 gender: female occupation: student location: ks marital status: single weight: 120 lbs height: 5'7" dependents: no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i don't remember hurting it
Doctor :   did u sustain any injury or it was spontaneous bleed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other medical problems u have other than this
User :   i didn't notice any bleeding, just a bruise
Doctor :   or taking any medicine as of now
Doctor :   ok
User :   not taking any medicine, i have asthma but i don't think that would affect a bruise
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is this toe nail or finger nail
User :   finger nail
Doctor :   it could be injury, bacterial infection,bleeding disorder
Doctor :   i would suggest you to get a blood routin
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