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My toe nail is completely gone. What should I do?

My toe nail is completely gone. What should I do?

Nothing: Nils that are completely gone for what ever reason seldom need any definative treatment other that watch, wait and treat locally if the need arises. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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Why is my big toe nail black?

Why is my big toe nail black?

Hematoma or melanoma: Most likely it is a hematoma or blood but there are rare cases of skin cancer, although very unusual in your age group. If you did not injure it you need to get it checked. ...Read more

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I want a cure for toe nail name?

Fungus??????: The only thing worth discussion is oral terbinafine. Once a $1200 prescription, it is now a $10 generic. Dosed at 1 a day for 3 months it works for about 60% of people. That is far better than anything else. Laser works but costs over $1000 not covered by insurance. Whatever is used, it takes a year or more for a normal nail. Note that fungus is but 1 of several possible causes for abnormal nails. ...Read more

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What is a black and gray toe nail ?

What is a black and gray toe nail ?

Needs to be : Seen in person. It could be something benign like a bruise or blood under the nail, it could be fungus, though something like subungual melanoma needs to be ruled out. Since we can't see it, i suggest you have it looked at by doctor. ...Read more

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Why the the big toe nail turn black?

Dried blood: almost always it is because there was an injury causing bleeding under the nail. The dried blood will take months to grow out, the nail may fall off ...Read more

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How to treat an in-growing toe nail?

How to treat an in-growing toe nail?

Nail care: Ingrown toenails can be remedied through soaking your foot in warm water, removal of embedded debris from the nail borders, and applying an antibiotic ointment to temporarily soften the corners. One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. If pain or redness continues get it looked at by a professional. ...Read more

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My toe nail has fungus. What can I do?

My toe nail has fungus. What can I do?

Keep in mind...: The fda has recently come out with a blanket statement that toenail fungus can not be cured. It is "managed" by a number of modalities, but it can always come back in the future. Oral antifungal medicines (lamisil), topical medications (formula 3), laser therapy, surgical removal, homeopathic applications (tea tree oil). Talk to a podiatrist for what will be best and most effective for you. ...Read more

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What should I do with a dead toe nail?

What should I do with a dead toe nail?

See a podiatrist: You have options. The nail doesn't really serve a purpose. There are treatments which can remove the nail that is present and allow the potential of a new nail to grow back (assuming the root is not damaged) or you can opt to have the nail removed permanently. It is an in-office procedure with no down-time in many cases. ...Read more

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What to do about my black dead toe nail?

See podiatrist: If it is "dead" as you say from an accumulation of blood under the nail, or perhaps fungus, the podiatrist will be able to remove the nail so that a new healthy nail will have a chance to grow. ...Read more

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Why does my big toe nail alway break in half?

See below: It is probably thin and brittle. Try using a clear nail polish to help it grow out. If still a problem see a podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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