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Discoloration Of Nail Beds
My big toe has several vertical lines close together in nail bed w/brown discoloration, wore snug boots recently, over time resolve/heal or biopsy?
Subungual melanoma: nail bed discoloration or nail plate? My nail plate has a horizontal band 1/2cm across but skin underneath is normal. Confused
See a doctor: Your nail needs to be examined by your doctor, preferably by a dermatologist. After examination you will be guided further. A close watch for change in the size of discoloration or the skin around will guide the doctor further. Keep good photographs to detect changes over time(weekly). Good luck ...Read more
Concerned about secondary Raynauds. Have mild discoloration in toes but not fingers but the nail beds of my fingers are red at times. Raynaulds?
My toenail had a spit in the center of the nail bed. upon removing nail polish it is a green stain on the nail. Please help! Thank you!
Brown Nails: Causes of brown nails include the following: addison's disease arsenic poisoning certain medications (doxorubicin, adriamycin, phenolphthalein, chloroquine) chronic kidney disease fungal nail infection fungal nail infections - brown nails mercury poisoning psoriasis silver salt poisoning smoking tetracycline therapy tinea tinea unguium - brown nails uremia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be many things: Lines of pigment in the nails are often seen in individuals who have darker pigmentation, such as african american or darker latin individuals. Discoloration can also be due to trauma, or in less frequent cases, from a form of skin cancer called melanoma. I suggest you have a dermatologist (if on hands or feet) or podiatrist (if on the foot), take a look and evaluate it to rule out melanoma. ...Read more
A few months: Basically you have to wait until all of the discolored nail is replaced by the new nail . The nail will grow about 3 mm per month. So to grow a new nail- will take about 4-6 months. ...Read more
My daughter developed a greenish discoloration at the edge of the nail of her pinky, it has grown in size over the last four days and is painful now.
An injury: Pl see attached for a good review of nail conditions. You can either go to your GP or a podiatrist, whoever can get you in quickly to relive pain. ...Read more
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