Bruising Or Discoloration And Red Or Black Spots On Fingernails

Reviewed on 2/19/2021

Bruising or discoloration, including on the finger, is typically related to trauma or injury or to disorders that cause problems with blood clotting. Blood clotting disorders typically lead to bleeding at multiple sites in the body. If you are having these or other worrisome symptoms, seek the advice of a doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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