Toes that are numb and turn purple are extremely cold toes or the result of an underlying medical condition. If you are having recurrent problems with numb, discolored toes, this needs medical attention. Is This an Emergency? If you are experiencing serious medical symptoms, seek emergency treatment immediately.
with a little lack of oxygenated red blood into the feet, the blue venous blood looks more promenant and the feet can appear blue. when you walk your circulation must be better to your feet. one test which can confirm this is to get a doppler lower extremity ultrasound of your lower leg and feet blood vessels when you are standing and when you are seated.
Purple or blue feet may be a sign of an underlying health condition. Some possible causes of foot discoloration include injuries, Raynaud’s disease, peripheral arterial disease, and frostbite.
Why is it purple under my big toenail? If your toenails are purple, this may be due to a subungual hematoma, or bruising under the nail bed. “Small blood vessels bleed underneath the nail, staining it darker,” says Miguel Cunha, DPM, founder of the NYC-based Gotham Footcare.
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