Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
175 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Doctors waiting to answer your question
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
MD
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

Exp 6 years

Dr. Suresh Heijebu
MD
Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Exp 9 years

Dr. Vaishalee Punj
MD
Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
MD
Dr.Raju

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Kiran Kumar
MD
Dr. Kiran Kumar

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Nails with side way ridges

Premium Questions

Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

. This happened in October. The toenail has gradually darkened and is thicker and has a ridge at the base of it. When i clip the nail, I see dark debris under the nail, which I can pull out. The... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.  Rahul Kumar MD

if there is any way like laser or something new developments for effective, permanent and side effect free ...Dear sir, i have nail fungus which is getting worse day after day.its itchy and the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar MD

Gray Hairs and rigid nails - Why? How to reverse? Trying to get to the bottom of why I have rigid nails (they aren t split but they don’t look that healthy with lines that you can feel going vertical ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.     Kalpana Pathak MD

Hello. What is the best way to treat toenail fungus? If by medication, what is the best type for this with least side effects? Myself, I am healthy no history of diabetes or heart issues. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kalpana Pathak ( Dermatologist)
Dr. S. Murugan MD

top and right side of my nail was darker than the other fingers, it did not wash away, it was not painful or swollen and it stayed that way till it cleared and now i notice some sort of scab between ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Murugan ( HIV AIDS Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. VINAY KUMAR MD

Hi there, all my toenails are normal apart from both big toes !! The nail is sort of square shaped but at the sides it grows inwards and is slightly wonky looking. They re not painful but I was wondering ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. VINAY KUMAR ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty MD

What could be the problem with an infant with deformed nails? Only on one hand and all five fingers. The best way that I can describe it is tent-ed. It s like someone pinched the top of them creating the tent... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Ajit Kumar Varma MD

Hi, my nail hurts when I press on it. I have an ingrown right now and I want to ask if it is hurting because of it. There is also a clear fluid oozing out of the side where the ingrown is ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Kumar Varma ( Podiatrist)
Dr. Geetika Paul MD

Yes. Approximately 2 yrs ago I hit my thumbnail against the side of the porch, resulting in it splitting about a third of the way up. Ever since it keeps on splitting no matter what I do. I have applied ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geetika Paul ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Smruti Pevekar MD

of the nail I noticed the new ridge is more a separation/dissolving of my nail and the nail bed. I am ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Smruti Pevekar ( Dermatologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hi Is it vertical or horizontal. Vertical is usual and can be associated with aging. If horizontal or change in color then consult a physician to rule out any health condition causing this. thanks.

Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

Keep nails trimmed short. Covering Nails with Adhesive Bandages. Pick at least one nail to "protect" at a time. Go a few days without biting that nail. Notice how much better that nail...

Dr. Umashankar MD

hi some changes on the nails and nail beds indicate some internal disease and internal problems. usually horizontal ridges on nail indicate past history of malnutrition.pale...