Re: Purple toenail

Usually this is due to blood under the nail. This is seen often in tennis players and runners where the toenails slide forward and hit the end of the shoe.

It will take many months for it to grow out. If you have any pain or further questions, see a podiatrist.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on February 11, 2004 at 19:36:18:

In Reply to: Purple toenail posted by mike altman on February 10, 2004 at 16:11:04:

This soft padded night splint with contoured posterior shell provides passive dorsi flexion to address plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis. Shipped with toe wedge for additional stretch on plantar facia.

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