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I Have A Thick White Line Down The Length Of My Big Toe That Grows As The Toenail Grows
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What might cause excessively thick toenails only on your big toe? Healthy male subject, smoker, turkish descent
My toenail is not thick but the skin on left big toe next to the nail on the right side is kind of hard and hurts very little?
Ingrown nail: Possibly. If there is tenderness on the side of the nail, and the skin on that side is thickening, the most likely cause is an ingrown toenail. I would see your Dr or a podiatrist to be sure, because they can become very painful if infected! Good luck! (Sometimes soaking the foot in warm Epson saltwater helps!) ...Read more
I have some cracked toenails the worst being my big toe right down the middle. What can cause this?
Hi! So my toenails are very short and I cannot grow them out at all. I tend to get ingrown toenails frequently and the skin on the corners of my big toe are very thick. Is that normal?
See a podiatrist: If you are constantly getting ingrown nails, seek out a podiatrist. It is a simple procedure to correct. ...Read more
The big toe on my left foot has a bruising tinged color between the skin at the base of the toenail and down to where the toe meets the foot. No pain?
See a doctor: This could be several things My advise to you is to see a podiatrist ...Read more
May need a biopsy: To make the diagnosis and rule out any malignancy. ...Read more
I have bkack dot bruising and brown stripe down my big toe nail its been there for 6wks and hasn't changed at all it isn't painful and has had no trauma?
There is a cut on my foot just above my big toe. I'm not feeling well. Is it ok to lay down? Or do I need to be seen?
Iam 56 yrs as soon as I start lying down in bed at night, the big toe of my right foot involuntarily moves down on its own. This lasts for up to 30sec?
The toe next to my big toe on my right foot constantly feels like a muscle is tightening causing it to involuntarily flex downward.
Hammertoe?: You may be in the early stages of developing a "hammertoe". The top of your toe may begin hurting if it starts rubbing against the shoe. As long as it is flexible no worry. There are prosthetic devices that can pull your toe down or a shoemaker can stretch your shoe up. Depends on you. ...Read more
Ball of foot near the big toe only hurts like crazy to put pressure on it and to move my big toe up and down didn't hit it against anything?
Ball of foot: Please have your foot doctor refer you to a foot specialist. Should be straightforward for the Specialist to control your big toe. ...Read more
My 4 yr old has a thick yellowish horizontal line under her big toe nail. She said is wasn't hit or anything dropped on it. What is it.
Let's watch it: This may represent an injury from weeks or even months ago that she may not recall. See if the ridge is growing out. You should notice that the ridge is getting closer to the end of the toe with each passing week. If it is not moving you may wish to have her pediatrician or podiatrist take a look at it. ...Read more
My big toenail on my right foot is white. Why is this? It's just this nail. Fyi, my toes also go cold and purple when I sit down. What's my problem?
Hi I have a question about nail fungus, I filed down my big toe nail so much as there is no more nail left except for at the base, have I caused any d?
3.5 months post partial nail avulsion on big toe. Nail growing back thick/not smooth, no pain. Normal or do I need to go back to podiatrist?
Yesterday I dropped a plate on my big toe and it straight down landed below my toe nail where it ends. It's bruised, cut & swollen. What should I do?
Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
I have a pulling sensation from top of foot down to big toe nail can feel it when I rub against the vein could it be a blood clot?
I am 44 female and the top of my right foot hurts and when I rub it pain shoots down to my big toe and sometime big toe falls asleep?
Compression: Or entrapment of the deep peroneal nerve otherwise referred to as anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome is what it sounds like. If there is a bony prominence on the top of the foot, the nerve can get sandwiched between the bone and your shoe. See a doctor as continued pressure can cause thinning of the nerve. ...Read more
Can't bend my big toe, can lift it up and down easy. Had severe inflammation in foot over winter. Cortisone shot Jan. 1st. Which took pain away.?
Nice statement, is-: -there a question you want to ask? ...Read more
My big toe has been hurting and the pain goes down the top of my foot and when I try to move it or wear shoes what can I do and are there any doctors?
Bug toe Pain: Big toe pain may occur for a number of reasons... Ranging from painful embedded toenails, warts, to gout and fractures and arthritis...! a thorough evaluation would certainly help to glean and define the problem, make a diagnosis and plan a solution. See you pcp or foot and ankle specialist asap. Hope you are better soon. Dr.H. ...Read more
Shock feeling on foot, when I touch a vein at top of foot, I feel the shock further down my foot towards big toe.?
Shocking.: Sounds like a neuralgia type problem. The nerve on the top of the foot has been damaged or irritated and is sending impulses down the nerve route when stimulated. You need to consider just what may have irritated the nerve. Could be something as simple as an ill-fitting shoe. If the condition does not improve, a visit to the doctor may be helpful. Heat/cold and topical patches can be helpful. ...Read more
My big toe to my knuckle is hurting so bad! It hurts to walk on it, it even hurts just laying down. Right foot, big toe to the knuckle?
Big toe and pinky toe I can lift up and down, but can't bend. What could cause this? Had MRI of foot Jan. Bad inflammation. Big toe does not hurt
I have burning, sharp pain on my left thigh, seems like its growing down my leg, my foot is getting some pain too in my big toe and on the left bottom m?
Nerve pain: Sounds like radicular pain, nerve pain. May be sciatica. Most LBP is not serious and goes away with time, physio, and simple analgesia. Warning signs include numbness, weakness, urinary or defecating problems, or fever. If you are older or have a cancer that is concerning also. If any concerns or symptoms persist you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Boyfriend has a very large blister on big toe and it popped on it's own. The fluid that came out was brown. The swelling in his foot has gone down. And he can move his toes. I drained it and clean around with an alcohol swab then antibacterial soap.
So far, So Good.: It sounds like you've done all the right things. The brown could be the residue of old blood. You need to check for the signs of increasing cellulitis and infection. Things like swelling, redness, heat and pain. If the wound does not improve with your treatment than a trip to your doctor may be in order. If the sight clears, the congratulations are in order, I think. ...Read more
Pain in big toe mild swelling after falling down stairs. Difficulty walking (walking on side of foot). Pain wakes me and I think bone is displaced?
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