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my toe nails got grey stripes, its from deep beneath. can this be due to wearing tight shoes?

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Dr. Brent Rubin
Podiatry 41 years experience
Stripes: If all the nails have this it is probably not serious. If one nail has it, it might need to be looked at. Many medical conditions effect the toenails so i would need your medical history to see if anything else is causing this problem.

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