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Ingrown toenail I have ingrown toenails on both of my big toes since 2009. They aren't that bad right now. I have a little purple spot where the cut is and it isn't curled. My toes don't hurt when i walk or run they just hurt when i stub my toe or someone
Removal...: ...Is the only permanent solution. Just the painful border can be removed, or the entire nail if necessary. After removal you can let the border grow out again, or your doctor can use a chemical to stop the nail from regrowing. If you're concerned, don't perform bathroom surgery on yourself. That can lead to an infected ingrown toenail, which could require antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My large toenail is almost off. One side is hanging on. If something pulls it-it's painful! i taped it down. (medical tape.) okay? Will it fall off?
Nail color & texture: can reflect a wide range of medical conditions. Skilled clinicians can often see signs of underlying disease through inspection of fingernails and/or toenails, including: anemia, lung disease, heart disease, thyroid disease, hepatitis, lupus, diabetes, kidney disease, psoriasis, and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fungus: Trauma and various dermatologic problems can cause thickening and darkening of nails, but the most common cause is toenail fungus. Dermatophyte fungi infect the nail, essentially eating it and discarding the debris underneath. This causes the nail to thicken and discolor. The most effective treatment is oral antifungal medication. Lasers have become popular, but are expensive and not permanent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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