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What causes toe to be white post injury?

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Dr. Guru

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Posted on Wed, 13 Aug 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: a few days ago i stubbed nmy big toe whaen I opened a door, It cut the toe nail but did not bleed, Now my toe iswhite around the nail, but red around the toe below thw nail. is that normal?
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Brief Answer:
There is chance that it might have gotten infected

Detailed Answer:
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Sometimes, it is kind of response when exposed to hydrogen peroxide but there is chance that it might have gotten infected. Will be excluded if a physical examination is done. it is better to put you on an antibiotic.

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