... Hi there,
I've got a bright green spot on my little toenail - not manky in anyway, just bright green! :eek:
I've not banged it, it doesn't look infected and it's not sore - does anyone know what it is and how to get rid of it? It's not causing a problem so don't want to go to the docs, just curious really! (2 replies)
... 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. ... (1 replies)
... A green to brown to black discoloration in the nail plate signifies a Pseudomonas bacterial infection. You should see your podistrist. ... (1 replies)
... Marti, thank you for your reply. About the color, I don't think there is any green, it's sort of uneven among blue/purple/yellow/brown (the dark part may be close to "black" but not exactly black color). What do you think the horizontal ridge near the root? Caused by injury or infection? Do either bacterial or fungus infection cause such ridges?
Also (if I may): how fast do... (2 replies)
... Pseudomonas bacterial infection is characterized by a green to brown to black discoloration and nail plate separation with some thickening. Since it is now black, I suspect Pseudomonas bacteria. ... (2 replies)
... r the nail plate. Pseudomonas bacterial infectionis characterized by nail plate separation, no apparent debris, and the discoloration turns from light yellow to green to brown to black. I suspect Pseudomonas. You will want to see your podiatrist. Do not reapply polish. ... (1 replies)
... although the discoloration would be green to brown to black. ... (1 replies)
... The characteristics of pseudomonas bacterial infection is a green to brown to black spot under the nail plate. ... (4 replies)
... Hey, everyone. I first discovered this a few weeks ago, and it has since become slightly more noticeable. My left big toenail doesn't appear to be growing anymore. The entire nail appears to be of a darker red color than my right one. ... (3 replies)
... Partner suffered for 30 years with infections on both big toenails and several on the smaller toes. His nails were1/4 inch thick and mixed shades of black and green.
We tried Vicks,' tea tree oil for a year, and Clorox for a month (til his feet were getting so red and irritated we had to stop.)
Then topical miconozole liquid for 2 months...
NOTHING touched the fungus.
Then... (12 replies)
... i was able to rule gains green and find its just an ingrown toenail. ... (5 replies)
... green discoloration, then will progress through the stages of dark green to brown to black. ... (4 replies)
... bottom Of My Toe. It Is Scaring Me To Death And Any Help Would Be Great In Reference To It. And No The Spot Did Not Change Colors From Green To Dark So We Can Rule Out That One Condition. ... (4 replies)
... I never reached the stage of green and all those other colors, this toe has been like this for a while now. None of my other nails have been infected. ... (2 replies)
... Pseudomonas bacterial infection will usually begin as a light greenish discoloration to the nail plate in the area of the infection. As the infection grows, the color will turn darker green, then brown, then black. I would see our physician as this can affect other nails as well and is contagious. (2 replies)
... color as in bright green. A green discoloration signifies a pseudomonas bacterial infection and she will need to see her doctor if this happens. ... (3 replies)
... You could very well have a Pseudomonas Bacterial infection in that toenail. Pseudomonas begins as a yellowish stain and will traverse through the stages of light green, dark green, brown, then black. The bacteria feeds off the moisture and contaminates in the nail plate/bed. The dark discoloration is a by-product of the infection and is composed mainly of iron compounds.
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... Remember, Pseudomonas will travel through the stages of yellow to green to brown to black. Just because the one on your toenail is brown and the one on your fingernails is green only tells me that you got the infections at different times. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks! But the green is on my toenail. The spots on my Fingernails are brown. I had the acrylic taken off with acetone and have NOT put anything on the fingernails. ... (2 replies)
... o.k here goes. I had red mail polish on my toes for a while and noticed there was a dark spot in the middle of my big toenail under the polish. I really thought NOTHING of it for a few week s until I went in for a pedicure. ... (2 replies)