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What Is Casing My Toenail To Crack Horizontally
Saw my toe nail and theres a cracked line going horizontally halfway across my nail.No bleed.Only a little white around crack.Can i save my nail?
My two big toe nails have completely cracked horizontally.One fell off half way and the other is yellow. They are ugly.What can I do about them?
Can you please list the systemic causes of vertical cracks in toenails on multiple toes? These types of cracks don't go away on their own.
What do I do with my cracked toenail? I don't know why it cracked but it has like a dark line..Please help me..Its my first time having a cracked toenail..Will it hurt?
See a podiatrist: Need to figure out why it cracked and then treat so the crack will grow out and go away. ...Read more
May be fungus: Many times when fungus gets into the nail, it can become thick, discolored and can crack. Other times chronic injury to the nails can cause the nail to crack. A doctor can take a sample of the nail to determine if the cause is fungus or possibly something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toenail cracked all the way across but still in place. Should it be bandaged or removed? This from an injury.
My toenail looks cracked but I don't think it's fungus. No discoloration. Is there anything I can use that is otc?
Try a antifungal: It is hard to tell what the cause may be. If the crack extends to the base of the nail under the skin, the crack may be due to nail root trauma. This will probably not gow out normally. If it is partially cracked, it may be an injury or fungal. In this case i would probably treat with a topical antifungal just in case. It can't hurt. If concerned, have it evaluated. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dry cracked heels, & fungus on 2 toenails (may not be fungus, just thick). How should I care for & address both these issues simultaneously?
I have some cracked toenails the worst being my big toe right down the middle. What can cause this?
I split my toe open and cracked the top of my toenail. I've been covering it and using peroxide and neosporin. Will it heal in five days?
Toenail injury: Healing depends on the size and depth of the injury, but it often takes more than 5 days. If you develop fever, if the entire toe swells more and gets more red, or if you see increasing pus formation, a doctor needs to check this immediately. If it was a small superficial skin injury with localized redness that doesn't spread or get worse, it is okay to watch it for now. ...Read more
How long and how often should I leave a cut toe and cracked toenail open to the air to form a scab?
I have dried cracked heels and very dry toenails I moisturise every night with eura foot balm but they become dry again next day please help its ugly ?
Different moisturize: trying different moisturizers possibly prescription form using Vasoline and cover areas with Saran wrap and cover with socks for a few hours or overnight ...Read more
I just kicked something and I cracked my toenail and there is a little purple spot that I can't really feel and my toe hurts a lot?
FX?: Purple is probably subungual hematoma. Hurts a lot-fracture should be ruled out by x-ray. ...Read more
I just kicked something and I cracked my toenail and there is a little purple spot above my toenail that I can't really feel and my toe hurts a lot?
Subungal hematoma: We would put a hole in nail using a cautery or hot red paper clip ...Read more
Cracked my toenail last week came loose last night cut in to my toe it bled, today part of my nail has gone in my toe n wont come out what should i do?
Toe : if painful you need to have the whole toenail removed, if not painful trim as mush as possible and it will grow out ...Read more
A chair fell on my right foot 2 days ago and now my big toenail is very itchy around the cuticles and it looks cracked. Why is it so itchy?
Well...: Itching can be a sign of healing. Be sure to ice it, elevate it, and apply buddy tape (tape it to your next toe). If it doesn't improve in a week, see your doctor to get an Xray. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Both of my second toenails have cracked completely across my nail just above the cuticle. No pain or bruising. What could these be caused from?
Nail injury..: I'm thinking that both your second toes are longer than the others. The nails have been traumatized in some fashion, probably due to their length. To remove all doubt, consult with a foot specialist. ...Read more
Can i gauge my liver status by symptom? 4 toenails have the vertical cracks and i get bouts of acute hepatitis (swelling), with minimal jaundice.
Liver: A much better solution is to see your internist frequently. By the time symptoms show in the nails , because of growth rates , changes could be advanced that needed to be addressed sooner rather than later ...Read more
Big toenail is brownish gray and the skin is cracked with open sores an in the nail bed now has traveled to hands what is wrong?
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My skin on my left foot was peeling on the bottom of it. And now it's super dry and looks all cracked and gross. My toenails are yellow an old looking?
I stubbed my toe cracked my nail down the right corner it's tender and turning red what are at home treatments for ingrown toenails?
Natural nail RX. : Treating an ingrown nail naturally can ease the pain. First soak the toe with warm water with two tablespoons of salt and add 1 teaspoon of peroxide in the water or use 1 teaspoon of tree tree oil bd soak twenty minutes. Apply a topical antibiotic then see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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