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My nails are turning yellow. Do you think I have a nail disease?

My nails are turning yellow. Do you think I have a nail disease?

Possibly: Yellowing discoloration of the toenails can be caused by a fungus, however, it can also occur due to thyroid disorders, B12 or b6 deficiency, aging, or trauma to the nail bed. You should have your physician evaluate the nails and if there is any question a nail culture can be completed to evaluate for a nail fungus. ...Read more

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I have vertical black lines in my toenails and I see them a lot after I play basketball. I don't know if people are stepping on my toes or what?

I have vertical black lines in my toenails and I see them a lot after I play basketball. I don't know if people are stepping on my toes or what?

Bruising: These lines usually are caused due to traumatized nail beds causing internal bleeding in the nails. It can also come from improperly fitting shoes and taking anticoagulants, like aspirin. ...Read more

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What can you do when your finger nails are turning dark also I am african?

What can you do when your finger nails are turning dark also I am african?

Not clear: Are your nails getting dark streaks? They are normally ok unless you only have one or one is darker than the others.If so see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have athletes foot have been using terbinafine. I think I may have toenail fungus as its tingly around my nails and they're a bit yellow?How to tell

I have athletes foot have been using terbinafine. I think I may have toenail fungus as its tingly around my nails and they're a bit yellow?How to tell

The diagnosis : Really can't be made by "just looking". When nails don't look normal many just assume its fungus. Often times it can be subungual keratinazation or bacterial colonization. The only way to differentiate all these is for a doctor to send a specimen to a pathology lab. ...Read more

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I woke up and I notice my finger nails are yellow. What can be the causes? don't wear nail polish or fake nails.

I woke up and I notice my finger nails are yellow. What can be the causes? don't wear nail polish or fake nails.

Good news: The good news is that nail changes from serious disease to not occur overnight. Nails can be discolored by coming into contact with chemicals, dyes, spices, etc. Have you been using your hands for any new projects lately? ...Read more

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Why are my finger nails and toe nails so thin? They don't grow and have white spots on them could this have something to do with diabetes?

Why are my finger nails and toe nails so thin? They don't grow and have white spots on them could this have something to do with diabetes?

Leuconychia: Usually white spots appear on nails from trauma. If you stop banging your nails the spots should disappear. Your nails are growing but since they are thin they are breaking off and appear as if there not. ...Read more

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What can I do if my little toenails on both of my feet have turned black.How can I make them white again?

What can I do if my little toenails on both of my feet have turned black.How can I make them white again?

From what?: Blood? Fungus? Those little toes have such short nails so cut them as short as possible. ....Allow to regrow, if fungus present treat, if blood it will grow out. ...Read more

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Im very embarrassed of my left toes nails they have turned green and look terrible and deformed not sure what it is or what to do?

Im very embarrassed of my left toes nails they have turned green and look terrible and deformed not sure what it is or what to do?

Infection: Probably best to see a doctor. Green toenails can be a sign of certain type of bacterial infection called pseudomonas. You may need to take an antibiotic for this. ...Read more

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Okay, so I have that dyshidrosis thing, where you bubbly spots on hands, I have a few , i don't have cracks or anything bad, but how do I get rid of it?

Okay, so I have that dyshidrosis thing, where you bubbly spots on hands, I have a few , i don't have cracks or anything bad, but how do I get rid of it?

Dyshidrosis: Dyshidrosis is a chronic condition of "tapioca pudding-like" bubbling on hands. Dyshidrosis common in people with allergies. It flares when under stress, when hands in water often or working with certain chemicals/irritants. Keeping hands moisturized, wearing rubber gloves with cotton gloves underneath when doing housework helps. It may need prescription from your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Think i might have ingrown toe nails, they're extremely painful. How do I get rid of this?

Think i might have ingrown toe nails, they're extremely painful. How do I get rid of this?

Ingrown nail: See your podiatrist who will describe the procedure for removal of ingrown nails. These can be very painful with every step you take. The relief with excision of an ingrown is very welcome ! good luck. ...Read more

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The side of my toenails keep randomly bleeding. Do you know what it could be from? I haven't cut it with anything like a nail clipper.

The side of my toenails keep randomly bleeding. Do you know what it could be from? I haven't cut it with anything like a nail clipper.

Possibly ingrown: Sometimes when a nail becomes ingrown granulation tissue forms which bleeds easily. Do you notic any reddish lumps along the margins of the nail? ...Read more

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I have foot fungus , my toenails are turning colors. What can I use to make them normal?

Fungus infection: Fungus infection of the toenails often involve oral medication (antifungals) as topical medications are rarely absorbed. Consult a dermatologist for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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