A 26-year-old female asked:
What should i do my toenail is yellow and not connected to my toe and i don't have insurance to go to the doctor and it doesn't hurt either?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 38 years experience
Trim the nail: Yellow and not attached is a dead nail, trim off the part not attached so that water doesn't accumulate under it and bateria grow. Keep it clean and dry.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Podiatry 37 years experience
Loose toenail: Your bigger problem is that you could accidently rip the nail off and cause bleeding or infection to occur. Have it checked out.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 6, 2013
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