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Subungual Hematoma (Bleeding Under Nail)

Subungual Hematoma Overview

A subungual hematoma is a collection of blood in the space between the nail bed and fingernail. Subungual hematomas result from a direct injury to the fingernail. The pressure generated by this collection of blood under the nail causes intense pain.

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Subungual hematomas are common nail bed injuries caused by blunt or sharp trauma to the fingers or toes.

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