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Line On Toenail
Nail discoloration : A dark line across your nail may have a variety of causes. Trauma to the nail plate from athletic activity may cause some subungual (under the nail) bleeding. If this the source in time a clear nail will grow out. A fungal infection can cause this as well. A specialist will determine if a biopsy is necessary to rule out a relatively less common but more serious condition such as a melanoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i have a black line on my toenail, who should i see to check it out? A dermatologist or a podiatrist?
Most likely to be-: -a bruise. If your shoes @ the end jam the big toe, or if you stump your toe the bruise shows up as a black line starting @ the base and gradually grows out with the nail. If this is it not 2 worry. For peace of mind, see your PCP 4 an eval.when you go in be sure all polish is removed from the nails of both feet! ...Read more
I have a yellow line across my toenail and some discharge comes out between the nail and skin but no pain. Wat could it be?
My son has a black line across both big toenails almost like it was broke then grew back together what could it be?
See a podiatrist: You might make the problem worse trying to dig them out yourself in terms of increased pain or infection. A podiatrist can give you fast pain relief. If this is a recurrent issue, there are permanent procedures that keep this from bothering you again in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer