I think I have a subungual hematoma from injuring my

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Q: I think I have a subungual hematoma from injuring my toe should I go to my doctor and get the blood drain..it's not pAinful

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A:   Hi.
Thanks for your query and a clear picture.

There are a few options:
- If the trauma is very recent the subungal hematoma may be drained by a small burr hole.
- If the injury old, you really need to just observe and wait. This will resolve on its own as there is no swelling, no pain, no signs of infection.

I hope this answers your query and clears your doubts.

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