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My husband has a toe nail that is rotten & black & the nail is coming off , what could be the cause ?
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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Most likely Fungus
This sounds like a fungal infection of the toenail.
There are various treatment options. Topicals don't work well, but may if you are aggressive with treatment. Oral medication may be needed. This conditiion may be caused by repetitive trauma. Have him see your local podiatrist for evaluation and treatment options. Dr l.

In brief: Most likely Fungus
This sounds like a fungal infection of the toenail.
There are various treatment options. Topicals don't work well, but may if you are aggressive with treatment. Oral medication may be needed. This conditiion may be caused by repetitive trauma. Have him see your local podiatrist for evaluation and treatment options. Dr l.
Dr. David Laha
Dr. David Laha
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Fungus infection
It sounds like a fungus infection.
Have a doctor make the diagnosis.

In brief: Fungus infection
It sounds like a fungus infection.
Have a doctor make the diagnosis.
Dr. Steven Frydman
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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Toenail
If he is an avid runner we see this often due to the recurring trauma.
He may also have a fungal infection. He should be evaluated to make sure it is not an internal issue as well.

In brief: Toenail
If he is an avid runner we see this often due to the recurring trauma.
He may also have a fungal infection. He should be evaluated to make sure it is not an internal issue as well.
Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng
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