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Right toe injury, remedy for discolored nail - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have hurt my right leg toe while playing football
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this has happened 3 weeks back
User :   the pain has subsided ]
User :   but the nail has turned blue
Doctor :   fine
User :   can you advice on what do i do next
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your age
User :   38 yrs
Doctor :   any other medical problems?
Doctor :   What did you do after you were hurt?
User :   actually nothing
Doctor :   Was the Xray taken?
User :   just had diclofenac for couple of days
User :   no xray
Doctor :   Ok did it bleed
User :   no
User :   atleast nothing external
Doctor :   You could have put ice cubes in that area for 2 days
Doctor :   since it was turning blue
User :   there was swelling for few days
Doctor :   Yeah that is why
User :   but subsided next day
Doctor :   So do you have any pain right now
User :   no
User :   is it ok to ignore and get back to work as normal
Doctor :   Do you have difficulty walking
User :   no
Doctor :   Since there is no symptoms right now
Doctor :   you can resume the normal activity
User :   ok thanks
User :   any medications
Doctor :   Nothing is needed right now
Doctor :   as it is been 3 weeks

Doctor :   unless there is a hidden fracture
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