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Both my big toes have a burning sensation under the nail beds. They are cracking and bout to fall off! no thyroid problems and don't think its fungus!

Both my big toes have a burning sensation under the nail beds. They are cracking and bout to fall off!  no thyroid problems  and don't think its fungus!

Toenails: Your medical history is complicated. The problem with your toenails has many possible causes have them evaluated by a dermatologist. It could be due to an infectious (bacterial or fungal) , or immunologic, or physical etiology. The burning may or may not be related to the cracking of your nails. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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I have an itch under my nail bed. Where the skin meets the nail?

I have an itch under my nail bed. Where the skin meets the nail?

Nail itching: Look for any lesions or inflammation that may explain your discomfort. Otherwise, it's not common to have itching in the nailbed. ...Read more

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Nail bed is burst and theres a lot of pain?

Nail bed is burst and theres a lot of pain?

Run around ?: Sounds as if you may have had what is, as a dull "running around". The medical term is paronychia and it is a good thing that it "burst" as if you had a presented to the dr. With this problem he would've opened it surgically. Soak in antiseptic soap such as betadine. Use otc antibiotic ointment. If redness or swelling persists or starts moving up pain see a doctor. Love to see picture. ...Read more

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My nail bed is flaking away from my fingernails?

My nail bed is flaking away from my fingernails?

If you have...: Artificial nails, remove them. A common cause is damage from the adhesive applied to hold the acrylics. Then, keep your nails away from soap & water and harsh chemicals as much as possible (wear gloves). Take biotin (one of the b vitamins) 5000 units per day. Use nail polish, either one color coat or 2 clear coats. Be patient, it may take several weeks to bring your nails back to normal. ...Read more

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My nail bed grows inside my toe. How can I fix this?

My nail bed grows inside my toe. How can I fix this?

See a podiatrist: Podiatrists can permanently correct chronic ingrowing nails quickly and easily in the office. ...Read more

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Noticed green half way under thumb nail bed. What's this mean?

Noticed green half way under thumb nail bed. What's this mean?

Possible infection: Green nails can result from a bacterial or fungal infection. On occasion it could result from the chemical or glues use in applying or removing the false nails. Have them evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My thumb is pulling away from the nail bed. Why and how do I stop it?

My thumb is pulling away from the nail bed. Why and how do I stop it?

Depends on the cause: Some causes of nail separation may include trauma, infection, and reaction or side effect of certain medications. Have them evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more