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Why do toenails fall off

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can you tell me why my toe nails would be going yellow ...

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My 22 yr. grandson showed me his feet and both of his big toe nail 's are falling off, about 3 ... the other is all white and he said it is falling off. I am at a loss? ...

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My toenails are brittle and crumbly. Why? Last year I had both both big toenails removed. One had come back brittle and crumbly. The rest of my nails are brittle and crumbly as well. The toenail ...

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I am currently taking terbinafine cream for fungal toenail infection but this doesn t seem to have much effect. I have been taking this for 5 years. All toenails are affected particularly the large ...

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This is an update. My thumbnail did eventually fall off after I peeled off the dead skin it was hanging on. The center of my nail bed has become white. How can I help it heal faster, safer. I am ...

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On my large toe and one small toe, i repeatedly have a toenail growing underneath a toe nail. When the bottom nail grows out the top one eventually falls off. Why is this? It started in2008 after i got ...

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Hi, I have toenail infection, first time ever. Don t even know how I got it. My doctor gave me Adco-Sporozole to drink. My doctor told me to drink it for 1 week and then be off it for three weeks, repeat 3 times. Why ...

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I have a problem with ingrown toenails. A couple of years ago I had the foot doctor permanently cut the toenails that always get ingrown out (kill the nerve or what have you). Recently, I ve started to get ...

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Hi, i am a 34 yr old female. Since i was little, every once in a while my 2 nd toe toenail on either foot would come loose, then fall off & there would be a new nail beneath. Lately i have had ...

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My 4 year old has started losing her finger nails and toe nails. They are peeling off, usually from the bottom. Her pediatrician said it was not a fungus and referred me to a dermatologist. They can t get us in for over 2 weeks. I m concerned that...

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My big toenail has started coming off. It started at the cuticle and now is split and fully loose on one of the sides. I have not injured it and have no yellowing or puss or pain or anything? What could ...

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My toenails have become soft, almost like skin . Some of them are partially unattached and i can cut some of them down to the cuticle . but there is no discoloration or any other symptoms... ...

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Hi. I ve noticed that my nails are turning white at the base of my toe nails. All of my nails ( finger too) seem to be lighter at the base going up and two have a band of white at the base. what could cause this? I take Plaquenil for frontal...

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My toenail has been hurting for a couple days..It was sudden...When I looked at it it feels as the nail had a bump in it..it is on the left side of the nail only and there s a darkish coloration under ...

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Hi there my partner has a problem with his large right toe and a little on the left one too. We know he has a ingrown pincer nail problem but worried it may be fungal too as he has had atletes foot before this. Now it has gone from reddish around...

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Welcome to HCM Needs Dermatologist to evaluate – they are specialists for skin, hair and nail The usual cause is fungus infection Here are several others… Diagnosis needs physician consultation and investigations… Get examined… Regards

doctor1 MD

Hi, You have likely developed a fungal infection of the nail bed. I suggest you see your doctor for anti-fungal treatment. Regards, Dr K A Pottinger

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no ,consult doctor