Whats Wrong with my Toe?

After playing in a basketball game with a lot of pain, I took off my sock and my big toe was swollen and blue under toenail.

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Toe

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you have a subungual hematoma, which is blood underneath the nail. you need to have a hole drilled in the nail in order to drain the blood and relieve the pressure


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