Red Oak, TX
A 54-year-old female asked:
will a bone spur under the big toenail cause it to kinda come to a peak in the center and become very painful
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A Verified Doctor answered
Yes, but...: This "tenting" deformity of the toenail can happen without an underlying bone spur. And if you have a spur and it is removed, the nail may still grow abnormally. Not an easy problem. Usually pain can be reduced by narrowing the width of the nail with a toenail procedure, and keeping the nail filed flatter in the middle.
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Podiatry 41 years experience
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Podiatry 48 years experience
Yes: Have a x ray of your toe to see if subungual exostosis.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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