A 31-year-old female asked:
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I know of a child just turned 5years old and weighs 90 lbs estimated he has dicolored toenails is this a cause?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Possibly: If you mean, because of obesity. Excessive weight can put excessive stress on feet in shoes and affect toenails, either by trauma or fungus infection. However, a poddiatrist should be seen to evaluate.
Answered on Oct 2, 2012
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