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my toes nails are becoming very thick what can i do

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maasi Smith
23 years experience Podiatry
Your nail: more than likely it will fall off with no issues ... let me know if you have any, we will discuss

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Fungus: Fungus or trauma are two of the major causes. See a podiatrist and if needed a nail biopsy could make the definite diagnosis.
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated: Some causes of abnormal nail growth include trauma, infection, side effects of medication, and possible systemic diseases such as psoriasis. Have them ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Goto podiatrist: Or dermatologist, the nail can be tested for presence of fungus, bacterial colonization, blood etc and then a treatment option can be instituted.
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Keep in mind...: The fda has recently come out with a blanket statement that toenail fungus can not be cured. It is "managed" by a number of modalities, but it can al ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
33 years experience Podiatry
Seek a Podiatrist: The first thing is the nails need to be reduced down and get them smaller. That takes a Podiatrist to do. Then they can have a conversation with you o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Maybe: Some people say it has helped, but there are many methods and not one is a guarantee.
A female asked:
Dr. Leon Shingledecker
41 years experience Psychiatry
Trauma, funfus: You may have damaged your great toe and may have trauma to the nail bed that can cause thickening and deformity of the nail. Also you may have fungal ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually: It's because of a fungal infection but it needs to be investigated by a podiatrist or other doctor
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Fungus: This is very consistent with a fungus to the toenails. See your podiatrist for a myriad of easy treatments that are usually painless for this conditi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Nailing it: One thickened nail is more than likely due to some type of infection, although, trauma to the nail could be the cause. If all the nails are thickened ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
First thought is : fungus, but you need to see a derm for diagnosis, there can be other reasons but your derm should be able to tell you and get you on the right medicin ... Read More
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