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Black Line On Toenail Causes
See a podiatrist: If you are runner, this is a common injury called "black toe syndrome" due to blood bruises under the nail plate. Other causes of black toenails are infections - either bacterial or fungal. Another cause may be from a fracture in the last bone of the toe. In any case, see a podiatrist who can examine and treat any of these conditions and recommend ways to prevent recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello...my toenail turns black and its hollow I can literally stick anything uderneath the nail.what is the cause and what can I do to get it back to ?
Wait: It might take 12 to 18 months for a new nail to grow out. Is it only 1 toe? If multiple have your toes checked out ...Read more
I'm 37, black and a weightlifter. I hurt my big toenail last year. It fell off. Now, i saw 2 or 3 faint streaks in the part growing back. Is there any cause for concern?
What could be the cause of vertical black lines in finger and toenails? I had a nurse tell me it could mean heart problems but after listening to my heart said it sounded normal.
My husband has a toe nail that is rotten & black & the nail is coming off , what could be the cause ?
Most likely Fungus: This sounds like a fungal infection of the toenail. There are various treatment options. Topicals don't work well, but may if you are aggressive with treatment. Oral medication may be needed. This conditiion may be caused by repetitive trauma. Have him see your local podiatrist for evaluation and treatment options. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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