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toenail coming off no pain

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Means your lucky: Sometimes this happens. Just make sure there is no redness or swelling, if there is cover with antibiotic ointment.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Prior injury: It sounds like you injured the nail. As long as no infection there is no problem. It will grow back.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Injury or fungus: If you stubbed your toe, or somebody stomped on it, that will do it. If not, the most likely cause is a nail fungus. A dermatologist can do a KOH scra ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Onychomycosis: White superficial onychomycosis (wso) is a fungus which grows on the surface of the nail plate, turning the nail plate opaque and milky white in color ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Fungus: You may have the beginning of a fungus. See a podiatrist for exam and testing of the toenail.
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Dr. Chong Kim
Dr. Chong Kim answered
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Nail fungus : If a toe nail had turned a grey color, it usually means there is a fungal infection of the nail. There are several medications that may treat the prob ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Shelton
37 years experience Dermatology
Discolored toenail: You should see a dermatologist. The doctor will evaluate the type of coloration. Is it related to a medicine that you take (usually several nails). I ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like fungus: I would start using a topical antifungal on the nails. Watch for thickening and further nail discoloration.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Possibly CIPA: Possibly congenital insensitivity to pain. There are five types.People with congenital insensitivity to pain (cipa) have severe loss of sensory perce ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
Black toenail: Blunt trauma to toenail often results in a hematoma (bruise) with bleeding under the skin beneath nail which will often dissipate in time. Some docs s ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
No: Keep it clean and use anti infective such as tea tree oil topically to decrease chances of new nail becoming infected.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Onychomycosis?: If the involved tonails also are thickened and rough, probably it is onychomycosis, a fungal infection. It's usually harmless, but sometimes can lead ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
DISCOLORED TOENAILS: THIS COULD BE A FUNGAL INFECTION OF THE AFFECTED NAILS. SEE A DERMATOLOGIST WHO WILL PROBABLY TAKE A CULTURE AND DETERMINE IF IT IS IN FACT A FUNGAL ( ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
Subungual hematoma: If the discoloration is from the injury, the cause is bleeding underneath the nail. The nail may need to be removed to allow for new healthy nail to ... Read More
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