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why have my big toe nails fallen off

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Possibly...: There are many reasons for subungual toe pain (pain under the nails). One potential cause easily diagnosed with x-ray is an exostosis, or boney projec ... Read More
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
Bone spur: It is fairly common to have a small bone spur under the great toenails. Shoe pressure will then cause pain. Have a podiatrist evaluate it. X-rays will ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Pressure: The nails might be ingrown or if the nail is thick it may be pressing on the shoe.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
48 years experience Podiatry
Ingrown nails: You may have chronic ingrown toe nails, thick and discolored nails or you may be hitting the top of your shoe every time you walk. The last condition ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Md abdullah Yousuf
10 years experience Family Medicine
Toe: Could be fungus. Time to see a Podiatrist!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
50 years experience Dentistry
See below: A combination of Vicks vapo rub with a couple of drops of liquid chlorine bleach mixed in (three drops in a teaspoon of vaporub) can help treat toenai ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Trauma: Usually is caused by toe hitting end of shoe. See podiatrist to be sure.
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A female asked:
Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
INFECTION?: A permanent removal? With a chemical? With such limited information, the first sign of infection is a lot of pain. Why are you not contacting your doc ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Damage to nail root: Previous injury to the nail root will cause portions of the nail plate to be thinner and weaker is one reason, and damage to the nail root and plate f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
19 years experience Pain Management
Side effect: Could be side effect of meds. Did symptoms start with starting meds? Or another problem. I would look up side effects of your meds and monitor fo ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
One year: It takes 1 year to get a new toenail.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I give up...: Why? Are they hurting you? How long have you been doing that? Why do you suppose you are doing that?

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