A 19-year-old female asked:
My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Podiatry 45 years experience
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 from fungal infection are two likely ways this happened to you. There are several treatments that may help.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 2, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.