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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Fungal infection: Usually due to fungus of nails.
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Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Fungal infection: While a fungal infection is a likely cause of thickening and discoloration of toenails, there are several other possible causes. These include: psoria ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities.: Some causes of nail discoloration include trauma due to tight shoes, infection, and medication side effects. You should try wearing shoes with a high ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: There can be many causes for this. See your dermatologist for the answer.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Fungus: Is a possibility as is bacterial colononization. Sometimes trauma causes keratin buildup and this can be yellow as well. Sometimes, toenail polish can ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Fungus or trauma: These are two most common causes. Other diseases and conditions are possible reasons.
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Polish: Fungus, yeast , lack of biotin. Are some causes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes familial: The size and shape of toes and toenails are hereditary. If one member of a family has a toenail shape that makes it more likely to be ingrown, then a ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Ingrown toenails: Ingrown toenails, with the nail grows into and underneath the cuticle is usually due to the surrounding skin (cuticle) growing over the nail and/or im ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist : Ingrown nails come from parts of the nail digging into the skin. They must be cut out to stop the process. See tour podiatrist.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Reasons for ingrowns: This annoying condition is usually the result of clipping the corners of the big toenails so deeply and sharply that a small sharp fragment of nail is ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes: Trauma, fungal infections, rarely vascular disease and more. Make an appointment with your doctor for an evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
It can contribute: Pain thinner directly would not cause the discoloration but thinning out of the nail plate due to the chemicals could cause the toenails to become vul ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Mild cases of ingrown toenails can resolve without surgery. A doctor can examine an ingrown nail and talk about what should be done. In mild cases, th ... Read More

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