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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Stern
41 years experience Podiatry
This may be treatabl: If it is from your shoes it is probably onychodystrophy, which is trauma to the nail. This is not curable but you can treat it cosmetically by using a ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
Biopsy: Best bet - let your pcp ot podiatrist biopsy and culture the nail tissue for you to objectify the source of nail thickness and discoloration. Any rece ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Nail: This is something easily evaluated by your podiatrist
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Sabean
50 years experience Dermatology
Likely OK: What you describe is usually part of the fungal, yeast or mold infection or from trauma. It is very unlikely to be anything of health concerns like m ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: Consider med evaluation by your dermatologist or podiatrist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
I do not think yu ha: White nail steak is nothing to worry about. Melanoma under the nail can develop but it is not white in color(even in an african american). Only if the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: plantar warts. Your dermatologist or podiatrist can check this out for you.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
22 years experience Podiatry
Psoriatic nail: cannot fight your "genes" the psoriasis is an auto immune condition. I've had some success with cold laser treatments on the nails. the blackness und ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You may : Have fungus.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schaengold
Specializes in Podiatry
Fungus vs. Trauma: The 2 most common causes of painful, thick toenails are fungal infections and traumatically induced changes to the nail. For a complete and thorough d ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Many things can cause discoloration of a toe nail. It could be blood resulting from a history of trauma or a fungal infection. I would advise seeing ... Read More
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