Tag: Nail

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Black Nail (Subungual Haematoma)

Brief Outline of Black Nail A subungual haematoma is bleeding under the toenail caused by an injury or infection to the nail bed. Crushing injury is the most common mechanism for this type of injury. The bleeding under the nail causes pressure and pain to the nail bed. The pocket of blood maybe small or […]

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Surgical Nail Removal for Fungal Nail Infections

Surgical Nail Removal Overview You may want to consider surgical nail removal for severe or recurrent fungal nail infections. The whole nail or only a portion of the nail can be removed surgically. Surgical nail removal can be done at the clinic. The orthopaedic surgeon will give an injection in the finger or toe for […]

Ingrown Toe Nail
Lower Limb

Ingrown Toe Nail

What is Ingrown Toe Nail? An ingrown toe nail is a painful condition of the toe. It occurs when a sharp corner of the toenail digs into the skin at the end or side of the toe. Pain and inflammation at the spot where the nail curls into the skin occurs first. The inflamed area […]