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I have an issue with my fingernails and toenails, they seem to be lifting. are you able to please advise why?

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Dr. Richard Greenwald
Podiatry 44 years experience
Onycholysis: Onycholysis is the separation of a fingernail or toenail from the pink nail bed. Separation occurs gradually and painlessly. Fungal infections of the nails thicken the tissue immediately underneath the nail plate and cause edge of the nail to lift. The skin condition psoriasis is a common cause of onycholysis. Other conditions can be a causeCheck with your derm, podiatrist, or primary doc-
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Last updated Jan 9, 2019

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