A 18-year-old female asked:
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i experienced black spots on my toenails a few weeks ago, and just now noticing my toe nail is coming off, and has gross stuff underneath it. ?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: Multiple potential causes, probably among the more common is a fungal infection. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment options.
Answered on Mar 17, 2017

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Dr. Peter Gerbino
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See a podiatrist.: Hard to tell from your description. Could be several things. Get it seen.
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Black spot: It may well be fungus again. See your podiatrist for an evaluation and treatment.
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
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Slow growth: The toenail grows very slowly and it can take up to 18 months for a (whole new) toenail to grow out.
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Dr. Ronald Oberman
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Trauma: Usually is caused by toe hitting end of shoe. See podiatrist to be sure.
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