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I Have A Thick White Line Down The Length Of My Big Toe That Grows As The Toenail Grows
Fungus: Is the most likely cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
What might cause excessively thick toenails only on your big toe? Healthy male subject, smoker, turkish descent
Fungus or trauma: More than likely it is due to a fungus or trauma or both. It could be due to a number of other possible reasons though. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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 hasnt changed at all it isnt 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
Walked at 6flags all day.Debilitating pain in arch when lifting foot(not much when I step down)and pain inn big toe.Can’t walk now.Never happened befo?
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?
Traumatized toe: You should see a doctor. With a cut at the end of the nail, it could easily become infected. If it is only a superficial cut, be sure to wash it good (assume you already did that) and apply an antibiotic cream. It is looks "bad" you should have it checked by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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?
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