... Hello everyone.
Roughly 8 years ago, I had a pretty serious case of ingrowing toenails, on both big toes. I got my nails trimmed not removed, which was a very painful process, but instant relieve after dealing with them and playing football weekly for almost a year!
Now then.. I'll try to explain what's going on as best as I can..
On my right foot, the big toe nail... (0 replies)
... I've always had very curved and thick toenails. They're very hard to cut with clippers because of the thickness. I've had bouts with ingrown toenails before, so I'm very careful not to keep the toenails too short. ... (2 replies)
... t had another wart since. However, shortly after this I developed thick toenails on the second toe of both feet. The toenails only grow out about a half a centimeter long, the one on my left foot is close to the skin, but the one of my right foot is lifted up off my skin. ... (0 replies)
... why are my toe nails growing thick and constantly ingrowing however I cut them. ... (3 replies)
... For years, I have had very thick toenails. So thick that I can't use regular or toenail clippers to clip them. I also noticed a tiny black spot on one nail, dents and lines on all. ... (10 replies)
... it could be a genetic condition if you have had toenails like this since you were little, - called pachyonychia (2 replies)
... Go get the ingrown portion of nail removed and keep the nails short so there is very little free edge. Tuck your clippers so you can cut away any sharp corners at the sides. You can also tuck some cotton under the sides to lift them up. Once you get the cotton under the sides, you can put a drop of peroxide onto the cotton or soak the cotton with antibacterial ointment. ... (2 replies)
... She may have a fungal infection of nails. Fungal infections are common in diabetics, the elderly (toenails especially). It causes nails to thicken, split in layers, turn yellow, and are affected mostly at ends of nails with clearing near base or cuticle of nail. It requires systemic antifungals to treat, like oral Lamisil (terbenafine). Wrapping them in moist wraps is the... (1 replies)
... I also had some bouts with toenail fungus. The fungus on my toenails also had a thick, yellowish appearance. ... (1 replies)
... I had to remove both of my toenails on my own because they would become loose, then they were growing ugly. ... (1 replies)
... Did you ever find out the cause of this? I have the same exact thing and I really want to know why.
Thanks! (0 replies)
... You need to see your PODIATRIST who specializes in problems of the feet. If the one you are currently seeing won't do anything, find someone else. (3 replies)
... Hi Mart,
I went to my GP, he just gave me some antibiotics to clear the infection. I then said to him that it was not going to stop it re-ocurring. Its a nightmare getting doctors to do anything. I thought as it was infected they would refer me to the hospital to get the nail taken off. (3 replies)
... If painful recurring ingrown nails are a problem, the doctor can cut away a portion of the nail root to permanently remove the sides of the nail. (3 replies)
... For the last 8 years I have had white patches on my big toenails. They are only at the top 1/4 of the nail, a little off center towards the inside of the nail. They are mainly in the top center though, not the side of nail. There is also a speckling of TINY white dots near the center of the nail. The nail is smooth, not rough or thick. Looks totally normal except for the... (2 replies)
... The closest I could find was the Pterygium Inversum picture. that is on two of my toenails. but it's not soft like tissue, it's hard like a nail. That's why I have such a hard time to cut them. I don't see nails that curl downward either. The black spot is just a tiny speck. (10 replies)
... been trimming the nail continually so that I know the Vicks is getting to the separation point. Yesterday when I trimmed the nail, I trimmed off the last of the thick part of my nail. The part that's growing in now at the separation point looks like it's a normal thickness. My nail is also a normal color now. ... (3 replies)
... Some of my toenails are getting thick. Is there a way to get rid of this? ... (1 replies)
... years ago, one of my toenails fell off after trauma. It took years for a nail to grow back. ... (3 replies)
... In my case I have to cut them out at least every 6 weeks. I have very deep cuticles on my toes which makes it hard to dig out. I have to cut away some of my skin on my big toes. While this sounds painful its not cause the skin has become thick, and tuff with no feeling in it. I use to get a pedicure but after my friend who owned the salon sold it and moved away I did not... (4 replies)