Black or Blue Toenails

Toenails that has become black or blue is usually the result of a direct form of trauma, such as dropping a heavy object on the toe, or repetitive stress, such as running. In simple terms, a black or blue nail is one that has been bruised.

The hallux (big toe) is most commonly affected and may be extremely painful depending on severity.

Black or blue toenails

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Signs and Symptoms

  • Blue or black nail
  • Pain with pressure

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