Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Toenail Pain after Injury Underlying Cause

Most toenail injuries occur when an unprotected toe strikes a hard surface, or when an object is dropped on the toe.

Causes include:

  • Sports
  • Occupational injuries
  • Household injuries

Types of toenail injuries include:

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Toenail Pain after Injury References
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