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I ran the San Francisco marathon on Sunday and developed a blister under the toenail of my left big toe. I left it alone until this morning when I (stupidly) decided to trim the edge of the nail that looked like it had separated. When I did this I accidentally punctured the blister and a lot of fluid released. I didn't have a lot of time to research and probably can across some faulty information because I ended up removing most of the nail so that I could get all the fluid out. All of the nail (except for the sides and bottom) had already separated from the nailbed. I trimmed the nail as well as I could. As far as I could see, no fluid remains under the tiny bit of nail down by the cuticle. Since I had to go to work right away I covered the exposed nailbed with a bandaid (and neosporin) but left it partially open so some air could get through.
My toe feels so much better but I'm worried that I did the wrong thing. I want to make sure that I treat it correctly so that I'm able to run in a few days (I start training for the Marine Corps marathon in a week or two) and so that the nail grows back correctly.
Please let me know what I should do from here! (Aka what to put on the toe of I want to go running