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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Black line: The black line could be from a number of causes but play it safe and get a small biopsy. I have seen melanoma from one case the others were fungus or ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Could be: A normal variant, blood, fungus, melanoma. The concern would be melanoma and hence should be checked out.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Toenail: If you have recently stubbed the toe or dropped something on it, that could be old blood under the nail. Fungus can grow under a nail and give a black ... Read More
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Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Black toenail: A number of things can make a toenail/portion of the toenail look black: fungal infections, blood under nail, certain medications, inflammatory condit ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
File it so it-: -not snag on things. If there is a split @ the tip, add some super glue.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Toe nails: Your shoes may be a little snug causing pressure on your nails to curl inward
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Trauma or not?: If it was from trauma i.e. You dropped a brick on it causing a black nail..You will eventually get it back, with a new nail of course. If no trauma at ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Singer
37 years experience Podiatry
Toe nail: Depends what caused the condition. If fungal it would need to treated with an anti-fungal medication or with some type of debridement. The nail may ha ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Podiatrist: Podiatrist or dermatologist.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety: Are you having anxiety over the toenail? Could you provide more details?
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Maybe it's: Ingrown?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
62 years experience Podiatry
You should not: Ever try to do so yourself a podiatrist can , under local, do this if it is indicated for some medical reason.
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