May 15, 2017

Black Toenails

Black Toenails:  discoloration of the toe nail can occur due to trauma.  It can also be caused in runners insidious trauma or improperly fitting shoes.  The change in color is due to blood clotting or bleeding under the nail. In some situations, black toenails can be caused by fungal infections, chronic ingrown toenails, or other health problems.   This condition can become painful and need medical care to resolve.