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 What would happen if i stick a needle throw the huge vein in my foot!?
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 if you've broken a major bone ((arm,leg/ankle/foot,elbow)) please explain how it happened........?
and how long you were injured for! this is for school and is continued from my other question! THANKS PLEASE ANSWER!...


 Was I over-manipulated?
I was going to a chiropractor for neck pain. He had me come in 2-3x a week. Now I have pain in my lower back because he kept working on this. He was using a drop table, anway now my lower back and ...


 What did I do to my back? help please?
Im a 31 yr old mother to a 11month old an a 3yr old. I fell asleep on my sofa an awoke to hearing a big clunk in my lower back an felt a hard pop. no pain when it happened went right back to sleep....


 i sprung my ankle?
and it hurts soooo bad. if i go to urgent care [like an after hours dr. office sorda like a hospital.] will they give me something to put it in? or keep it from hurting so bad? i might have fractured ...


 one of my stitches came out early. i just got them two days ago. should i go back to the doc or what?
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 please help my mom is hurt?
my mom has a fever all over. she's hurting her sides and chest and she has great leg pain and all over body pain and joints and neck back wrist knee elbow shoulder and ankle and hardly can walk. ...


 I was on the phone to my friend?
I was on the phone to my friend and i accidentaly swallowed it! How much do you think i can sue her for? I'm thinking 1 million- 5 million?...


 i hurt my ankle wrestling how do i tell if it is broke or sprained?
i was wrestling and i hurt my ankle. i heard a pop. it does not hurt when i stand on it but when i twist it certain ways. is it broken or ...


 my bf has horrible concrete burns. anyone know....?
...where i can find some socks that will stay dry? or socks that liquid will not penetrate?

thanks, all....


 Have you ever had a spinal tap/lumbar puncture?
I've always dreaded having this proceedure done and so far i've been lucky but i was wondering what it is like....


 How come the palms of your hands don't scar?
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 How can I shower with a broken foot?
So, I broke my foot, and the doctor said it wasn't that bad of a break. I was put in a walking boot(which I can take off) and I can walk with it on without the crutches. To shower, my doctor ...


 Will my wrist ever be the same?
I broke my wrist in...I think it was late March. I was skateboarding and I landed on it the wrong way. I don't have a cast or splint anymore but my wrist still doesn't feel the same. Now if ...


 Do I need a lawyer ?
I was involved in a car accident, Got hit from behind and it slid me into another car in front of me. Went to the ER the day after accident cuz I was in alot of pain in the neck and very bad ...


 Why Do I get Random Bruising?
I have 2 huge purple-y black bruises that have been on my thighs for like 2 months. They started with an itch. A few unexplained bruises on my left forearm, and 1 on my back. They don't go away, ...


 My daughter was kicking a football a week ago and accidently kicked the floor. Help needed?
The underside of her foot has been hurting since and the pain has got worse rather than better. I know she is not having me on because she is limping slightly and saying ouch.

The doctors ...


 Can you give yourself a black eye?
I don't want to d it to myself, don't worry, but is it possible? If yes how would you do it? It is just a bit of research. Thank you for your answers!...


 if my nose is broken it would hurt really bad right?
because i got in a fight today at school and everybody telling me to go to the ER but it really dont hurt much so i was wondering if my nose is broken wouldnt it have to hurt real ...


 i just had a baby less than a week ago and my whole body is swollen does any one know why?
i was never this swollen even when i was pregnant my feet and ankles are huge also my calves thighs arms hands and face is swollen even around my eyes has this happend to anyone elese and ...



Wheee....
My Toe Nail is coming off, help!?
I REALLY don't want to see a doctor. (Will it come off by itself?) (Also how do I make it get better?)
                     




pokerjoev
Chill


Emily Y
You have a few options.

If the skin is undamaged, and just the nail is the problem, you could superglue it. If it is really on it's way off, you may just want to wait for it to fall off (it will most likely do so on it's own) or carefully remove it yourself.

If this is a whole issue with your toe being damaged as well and you have a wound under there, you should clean thoroughly and put disinfectant (neosporin works best) and a bandaid over it. Make sure you clean it to avoid infection. If the skin is damaged, the you should leave the toenail on for now to help protect it. In this case, it will still fall off on it's own eventually, but keep it covered until the wound is healed.


Michael
It'll probably be outgrown. If doesn't, you "have" to pull it off. It'll grow back in a few days


guineapig
You should be fine when it comes off on its own (be careful it doesn't get ripped off!). Just make sure to keep it clean and dry. My doctor recommended I put tea tree oil on it... Unless you know why it fell off I would also consider seeing someone just to make sure that it's not a problem that can affect your other toes. My toenail fell off about 4 months ago and it's growing back in all thick, yuck!


Track II
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I had the same problem when I was doing a lot of running. My toe nail came off but a new one grew back.

It really all depends why your's is coming off. It's either fungus or injury. If it's injury no problem, but if it is fungus then you need to see a doctor.

If you want to know if it is fungus check if your toenail has turned yellow brown or white. Is it thick and overgrown? Crumbly and falling off? If you answer yes to these questions than you probably have a fungus.

Nails that fall off because of fungal infection will grow back, but the new nail will probably become infected, similar to the old one. Since the condition rarely goes away on its own, it's smart to talk with a health care provider about treatments.


Linah
let it come off by itself .. it'll grow back again .. but be careful form infections. no need to see a doctor


Lord_Spheros
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You don't need to see the doctor if it isn't infected. Did it just get smashed? I once stubbed my toe really hard, and damaged the nail. It detached from the nail bed, then I finished the job a few weeks later when I ripped it up on the couch. I just clipped off what I could and bandaged it up. The nail bed will dry out and become less sensitive. The nail will grow back eventually.

What I'd do is remove the nail with clippers, or gente rocking/twisting. Then put some antibacterial ointment over the nail bed, and put a bandage on it. Make sure you change the bandage daily, so fungus and germs don't build up!! Just try to keep it decently clean, and I'm sure it will be ok.


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