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Why are my toe nails turning black ?

in my leg ,nails turning black pls tell me wat 2 do .half part of the nail is black .there is no dirty item present its clean. in both legs 3 to 4 nails . itake tablet during menstrual cycle for pain.otherwise nothing .
Wed, 4 Jan 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello Suganya,
Please tell me if you are suffering from any other medical disease? is the discoloration only on one nail or many nails are affected? are you using any pain killers?
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
hi
its a fungal infection.
it is due to constant water contact.
avoid soap water contact.
keep it dry and dry.
apply clotrimazole cream twice a day.
u need to consult dermatologist
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