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A 47-year-old member asked:

what dors it mean when the nail beds of your two big toes are black?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Black toenails: Could be anything from a fungus to a malignant melanoma. Get it looked at asap.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Both of my big toes are yellowy coloured. One of them has like more than one layer of nail on it. What can I do?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Keyvan Ganz
Podiatry 19 years experience
Needs eval: It could be either fungus, psoriasis or trauma to the nail causing discoloration and multiple layers to form. See a podiatrist for nail sample to be sent to pathology to determine cause of disease.
El Dorado, AR
A 41-year-old female asked:

My big toes have turned brown in the middle on top. Not nail. Any possible explanation?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Fungus : Trauma, possible color change from nail polish are a few explanations.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor for a diagnosis,
Sep 21, 2013
Clear Spring, MD
A 19-year-old female asked:

I have crooked toes and toes that are rounded at the knuckle and bent sideways.. Are there ways to fix them or just live with them?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
If they are painful: Hey can be fixed. I am not a proponent of cosmetic surgery of the foot without pain as all surgery has inherent risk associated with it.
WA
A 28-year-old male asked:

I have this urge to put pressure on my middle toes nail and it bugs me it happens with my middle finder nail too is something wrong?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lester Klebe
Podiatry 48 years experience
You may have a fungus infection and that is causing your irritation.: You should see a podiatrist about that nail. You may have a fungus infection and that is causing your irritation.

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