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Purple Toenails
Aug 20, 2009
... Purple usually signifies a hematoma which could very well be associated with the pressure you put on the nails. If you are constantly bruising the nails, you may be performing the exercises wrong. I would see a podiatrist. (1 replies)
Purple Toenails
Aug 2, 2009
... My mom is always bugging me saying that there is something wrong because my toenails, mainly on the big toes, are somewhat purple, darker than my fingernails. Is this normal? I tried to look it up online, but there were so many things associated with it, and I don't have other side effects or anything. I'm in good health. One thing I could think of is that I do yoga and... (1 replies)
Purple toenails
Sep 19, 2008
... my mother has gotten to purple spots on her big toenails... they dont really seem to grow..and they dont move down as her toenail grows out ..they stay at the very top of each toenail... ... (1 replies)

... I just read your post about your purple color toenails and I too have this same issue. I also have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and being tested for auto immune diseases. My Doctors are very stumped! ... (1 replies)
... The only other "symptom" i have is that my fingers and toes are really cold. But their normal in color. Not white or purple like my nails. Eh, Im kind of freaked out. dont know what i should do. ... (1 replies)
... At the same time my large toenails turned purple and at the same spot? ... (1 replies)
... I have purple discoloration underneath both big toenails. I have had it since the 1st week of September. It doesn't seem to be going away. ... (0 replies)
Purple toenails
Sep 22, 2008
... An injury to the matrix could very well be from the type of shoes she is wearing and not necessarily from trauma. She should see her podistrist for a proper diagnosis. (1 replies)
... to find info on what may cause this. Actually it is my mom, not me. Each lunula on each fingernail looks bruised... but there has been no trauma to the nail. The toenails look fine. ... (4 replies)
... I think I would throw that pair of shoes away :) Two things can be happening here adn I highly suspect the shoes first. They may be a little too tight for your toes and may be causing hematoma (bruising) under the nail plate. The second would be Pseudomonas bacterial infection, but then it would start out as a greenish stain, progress to brown and then to black. Keep the... (3 replies)
... toenail. I have tried to pay attention to whether or not it grows out with the nail but to me it seems like it is just staying in place. It is possible that my toenails are growing out so slow that I can't really notice it. More recently I noticed a similar color under my left big toenail but it is smaller and thinner. ... (1 replies)
... has started turning purple and DARK purple. My doctor says that maybe that fungus just started growing before I started the medicine and I didn't notice it..... ... (0 replies)
Nail fungus
Aug 3, 2009
... I called today but she isn't in, but she will call me tomorrow. I am becoming frustrated like so many others. I am afraid it will spread to my other toenails or even my fingernails if I touch it. ... (8 replies)
... all summer, and because my big toe nails had not been trimmed, they got bruised by the end of the day and turned purple. A week or so later, I banged one of the toenails on a dresser which seemed to have slightly lifted it from the nail bed. ... (4 replies)
... You more than likely have a hematoma (bruise) under the nails. You can get these if you drop something on your toes or if you wear shoes that are too small or shoes that pressure the toes together, such as pointy toed shoes. The Toe nails grow VERY slow, so you really won't notice it move forward. (1 replies)
... de of the toe, and maybe leading towards the base of the toenail. I think I may have hit it from the side. I ask because I am desperately trying to grow out my toenails to get rid of the fungus. I am hoping that my toenail will still grow? ... (2 replies)
... for the past few months and after I did so I noticed that I had a black spot under my toenail on my big toe. I then proceeded to remove the polish from my other toenails and noticed another black spot under my big toe on my other foot. ... (4 replies)
Weirdest thing!!!
May 31, 2006
... ater with epsom salt and have also been icing them. The throbbing has subsided, but it still hurts when I have to walk. Now they are starting to turn a reddish purple underneath and from the swelling both toenails have lifted a little. I don't know if I should go to a podiatrist or keep treating it the way I have been. ... (4 replies)
... ed portion may separate from the nail bed, but since the matrix continues to produce new cells that push the older cells forward, it will grow back in 'normal'. Toenails grow much slower than fingernails, so you must be patient. ... (5 replies)

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