The toenails, which turned blue after a long run, can panic a person who could not even imagine that running would cause him such problems. What if this happened to you? The Challenger questioned the podologist and the runner.
Blue nails are a problem that plagues long-distance runners. The reason is the prolonged pressure of the shoe on the nail plate, due to which subungual hematomas are formed - blood clots in places where the blood vessels burst. What to do in order not to get this injury?
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Small bruising, as a rule , do not cause discomfort, except that they look ugly.
In more serious cases, the nail plate partially or completely lags behind the skin, and this can be very painful. In such a situation, you need to contact a podologist or surgeon.
Bacteria can enter the open nail bed. To avoid causing inflammation, follow the rules of care. In particular, p wash your feet regularly with soap and water.
Do a pedicure at least once a month and do not run off broken or injured nails, otherwise it will be much more difficult to restore them. Do not apply varnish to the damaged nail - it is important to monitor the recovery process and to seek timely advice from a specialist.