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What Would Cause Thick Toenails In A Toddler Is There Anything To Do To Get Rid Of It
Congenital: Actually 99% of thickened nails result from a birth defect, which may show up as the child ages. There is almost always a family history of such things. The fungus mif there, is always the result of, not the cause of the problem. Thus antifungal therapies almost never cause it to disa[ppear. There is no known cure for "horn" nails.But they are cosmetic problems only. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a podiatrist: Trimming the thickened toenails can be a solution. This can be done manually by grinding or can be done with a keratolytic (medication) which can be prescribed. Consider seeing a podiatrist because it may not just be thick toenails. There may be an underlying infection in the nail and/or under the nail that needs to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fungal infection: Toenail fungus is an infection of the bed and plate underlying the surface of the nail. You should treat toenail fungus as soon as it appears. Yellow toenails are a side effect of the presence of toenail fungus. The more discolored the nail, the further along the infection.There are many antifungal agents in the market to use from. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very thick callus skin on either sides of my big toenails. They don't itch and are not painful. What could it be and how do I get rid of it?
If it is only a: Callous that is usually seen when the nails are growing into the skin. The question is callous the right diagnosis. Sometimes, one sees warts around a toenail. ...Read more
How could you get rid of the thickened skin under a toenail. This is not a fungus. Just thick skin?
What is the outside leg pain from knee to ankle caused by? It occurs when i move my foot/ankle. Also what can I do to get rid of it?
I have fungal infection between my foot fingers since a very long time. It causes a lot of itching. What should I do to get rid of it?
Athlete's foot: Most cases of can be cured with over-the-counter antifungal products and basic good hygiene. Wash and dry your feet every morning and evening, change socks daily, and don't wear the same shoes day after day to allow them time to dry completely before wearing again. Sprinkle antifungal powder on feet and in your shoes daily. Antifungal creams, spray and powders should be used for several weeks. ...Read more
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Visit his doc/derm: These seldom respond to over the counter treatments but there are some available. These are different than regular warts by having most of the wart below surface level. Your pediatrician may/ not have a liquid CO2 pen to treat it, or the chemicals that can gradually remove it. A local dermatologist would usually have several options for removal. More than one visit is often needed to get it all ...Read more
I have pain in my right foot not due to any physical. It vairys depending on the shoes I wear. What is the cause and how can I get rid of it?
Bunions. I've had them for years and they haven't caused any issues. But now I'm getting one on the inside side of my foot. Can I get rid of them?
I have this dry, thick, and rough skin on the top of my foot. It's also a little darker than the rest of the skin. How can I get rid of it?
Try moisturizing it.: It is a little odd to complain of rough skin to the top of the foot as opposed to the bottom of the foot and hence, it may not just be "dry skin" you may have a dermatitis of some sort. Therefore, if moisturizer does not work visit a podiatrist or dermatologist to have it looked at. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 weeks pregnant and been getting leg and foot cramps. What causes them and how do I get rid of them?
What to do if I have a bone spur and i don't mind it , it causes no pain it is on my foot not the heel but if i don't get rid of it will it cause anything bad to me?
Three options: There are three main treatment options for toenail fungus. The first option is an oral medication. The tablets although highly effective do have some possible side effects and consequences. Direct doctor supervision is needed. The second option is laser treatment. This option is also highly effective, in my experience, without any significant side effect. The third option is a topical medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If it is acutely: inflamed, you need to see a doctor for nail removal and maybe even antibiotics. If it is a chronic problem, you should start to use nail clipping techniques that avoid sharp edges that grow into surrounding skin. Your doctor can show you this technique at next visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We can try!: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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