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Why is my toenail darkening on the sides? Only one toe has a nail that's turning dark in the corner. Is it a sign of a fungus or caused by my shoes?

Why is my toenail darkening on the sides? Only one toe has a nail that's turning dark in the corner. Is it a sign of a fungus or caused by my shoes?

Dark toenails: Dark lines in toenails of African Americans is often a result of genetics, but can also be triggered by chronic minor trauma, such as shoes as you have mentioned. Fungal infections of the toenails is usually characterized by yellowing, thickening and flaking. ...Read more

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I have recurring ingrown toenails on my big toe. Did shoes cause this? My pedicurist removes the edge but it always returns. The nail is also thicker?

I have recurring ingrown toenails on my big toe. Did shoes cause this? My pedicurist removes the edge but it always returns. The nail is also thicker?

Aggrevate probably: Chronic ingrown toenails usually will require surgical correction if they persist. This can be performed in the office under local and usually without much, if any, down time. Have you podiatrist evaluate you problem and discuss options. Dr l. ...Read more

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Domestic pomalion dog causes rabies through touches the shoes by his nails? if i am received full vaccination course of anti rabies vaccine last month

Domestic pomalion dog causes rabies through touches the shoes by his nails? if i am received full vaccination course of anti rabies vaccine last month

Rabies from a dog is: not caused by the nails touching your shoes. the saliva is the carrier, so a bite that breaks the skin or comes in contact to an open sore, would be cause for worry. ...Read more

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What are the causes of the black part of fungal nail infection?

What are the causes of the black part of fungal nail infection?

Many possibilities.: The black discoloration may be due to fungal debris, bacterial growth, underlying dry blood or external debris like lint from black socks or other external debris like dirt. ...Read more

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Could chronic fungal infection on foot and in nails cause polyclonal gammapathy pr low grade HPV on uvula? Doc can't find out why I have it.

Could chronic fungal infection on foot and in nails cause polyclonal gammapathy pr low grade HPV on uvula? Doc can't find out why I have it.

Polyclonal gammopath: Hypergammaglobulinemia resulting from an increased production of several different immunoglobulins and usually attributable to persistent, high level exposure to antigens; occur in a wide variety of infectious, inflammatory, and immune-mediated diseases. Like other lab tests has little meaning without knowing the clinical context in which it is occurring. ...Read more