A 44-year-old member asked:
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what makes you have bumps on your toenails?

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Dr. Richard Polisner
50 years experience Podiatry
Many things: Generally toenail deformity are indicative of very old and sometimes minor injury or damage to nail bed. . They can also be from disease such as athletes foot or circulatory problem. Usually you won't know what caused them.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
19 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends what you mean by bumps. Are they ridges? Are they white spots but not raised? Could be vitamin deficiency or maybe trauma. Would need more information to be more accurate.
Answered on Sep 14, 2013

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