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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Trauma should not cause a thickened nail. You may have a fungal infection that may have been initiated by trauma. If the matter is of cosmetic concern ... Read More
Dr. Garland Martin
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe never: It may never return to normal

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
22 years experience Podiatry
Depends: If you are treated for the fungus by an oral medication it can take up to 6 months for the nail to fully grow out. The nail may grow out flat like you ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Nail fungus: Normal nail growth after fungal infection can occur but may take months and may never return to normal
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See podiatrist: Who can offer you a permenant solution with a 10 minute office procedure. "bathroom surgery" often ends in infection.
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Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
See a podiatrist: You might make the problem worse trying to dig them out yourself in terms of increased pain or infection. A podiatrist can give you fast pain relie ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
What's the matter?: What's the matter with your toenail? Is it loose, broken, ingrown, pus, drainage? In any case, you might be best served to see a physician for a ref ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Could be beginning of fungus or due to trauma causing nail seperation.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Gray Nails: One possible cause of blue-gray nail discoloration is using the drug minocycline. This broad-spectrum antibiotic has been found to turn nails a light ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
24 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It may depend on what color your natural skin color is. Some dark skinned individuals have dark gray streaks in their toenails fingernails. However th ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
24 years experience Podiatry
Protect it: If it is really loose and in danger of getting snagged, then put a bandaid over it. If there is not much torn, then you can clip the loose part off. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You should have : It evaluated by a podiatrist or dermatologist. Hyperpigmented lesions need to be assessed to determine if benign or malignant.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It happens.

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