#ChennaiRainsHelp Toe nail came off by own

I had suffered an injury in toe while playing football some 2.5 months ago. Blood had clotted, toe nail became black. Today, the entire nail came off on its own. Below is a hard, natural coloured skin. No pain, no sensation. Do I risk infection? Should I do anything about it? Any precautions to take?
views-icons 49 Views Mail QnA Whatsapp QnA v

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Govind Suresh Mittal
Dermatologist 6 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹350 for 24 hrs

Don't worry. Just apply Vaseline daily. A new nail grow fully over a year. Just avoid injury to the toe in the absence of a nail since nail need can be tender. If U r too anxious about the same, consult a dermatologist and take his opinion, since he can even have a look and confirm the absence of any infection. Take care.
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?