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What is causing my toe nail bed to become increasingly smaller?

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In brief: Do

You mean the nail is curving. Nail beds do not shrink.

In brief: Do

You mean the nail is curving. Nail beds do not shrink.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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In brief: Couple of reasons

Often times if the toenail is injured or a priec of the toenail is removed, say for an ingrown toenail, the skin my grow closer to the nail and appear narrower.

In brief: Couple of reasons

Often times if the toenail is injured or a priec of the toenail is removed, say for an ingrown toenail, the skin my grow closer to the nail and appear narrower.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. S. Yvonne Conner
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In brief: Fungus Among'us

One very common cause for this is fungus in your nail beds.
The skin becomes attached to the nail bed and it seems like your nail bed is getting smaller. A comprehensive program of reducing sugars in your diet, local anti-fungal drops with tea tree oil, checking to make sure you have normal blood sugar, and oral medication if needed.

In brief: Fungus Among'us

One very common cause for this is fungus in your nail beds.
The skin becomes attached to the nail bed and it seems like your nail bed is getting smaller. A comprehensive program of reducing sugars in your diet, local anti-fungal drops with tea tree oil, checking to make sure you have normal blood sugar, and oral medication if needed.
Dr. S. Yvonne Conner
Dr. S. Yvonne Conner
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