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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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I have these ugly thick brown toe nails how can I treat it?

I have these ugly thick brown toe nails how can I treat it?

Goto podiatrist: Or dermatologist, the nail can be tested for presence of fungus, bacterial colonization, blood etc and then a treatment option can be instituted. ...Read more

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Husband has bad fungus in toe nails. Thick, yellow/brown disconnected. What can he do? Will vinegar soak help? consq of not treating?

Listen to body: Since your husband has multiple problems addressing them by lowering carbs and eating 6 meals of healthy foods more vegetables and high quality protein will improve his ability to eliminate fungus and become healthy. Meanwhile topical vinegar soaks for 5 minutes every day before a shower can help control topical growth of fungus. ...Read more

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Big toe nails are light brown. Sore tongue and white film on tongue. Had these for 3 months. Connected?

Big toe nails are light brown.  Sore tongue and white film on tongue.  Had these for 3 months.  Connected?

Fungus: Nails that are discolored, brown and thickened occur due to nail fungus. A coated tongue can occur for several reasons: vitamin deficiencies are a common cause of a beefy red and sore tongue. Yeast in the mouth can coat the tongue and cause soreness. Some chronic medications can make a person susceptible to yeast infections. ...Read more

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Brown spots in my toe nails that look like bruises. What could be the cause? Is it diabetic foot?

Brown spots in my toe nails that look like bruises. What could be the cause? Is it diabetic foot?

Many possibilities: It could be a fungal or bacterial infection. It could be bruising due to tight shoes or trauma. It could be a pigmentation of the underlying skin. It could be a skin disorder or melanoma, or it could be one of a number of many other possibilities. If you are diabetic you have "diabetic feet". Have your feet checked out by a professional. ...Read more

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Got these red spots on my toes with lots of itching and burning sensations. Big toe nails look yellowish, slightly brownish at the front edges.

Got these red spots on my toes with lots of itching and burning sensations. Big toe nails look yellowish, slightly brownish at the front edges.

Fungus: It sounds probable that you may be dealing with fungus growing on your skin and under your toe nails. You will need the help of prescriptions for either topical or oral antifungal medication from your primary care provider to get rid of it completely. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell ne y I have dark toe nails im a male?

Can you tell ne y I have dark toe nails im a male?

Runners Toe/Fungus: The two prime suspects here are runner's toe (aka black toe) and toenail fungus. Runners toe is a hematoma (blood blister) develops from repetitive micro-trauma (toe box of shoe is either too big or too small). Toenail fungus also frequently causes discoloration. See you podiatrist, they should have no trouble getting to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Is there a condition where you can't grow toe-nails?

Is there a condition where you can't grow toe-nails?

Onychomadesis: Is a condition where the nails shed off or fall off at there attachment by the cuticle region. It can be seen as a side effect of drugs, trauma, hand foot and mouth disease, illnesses with fevers, and poor nutrition. ...Read more

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