Conditions with symptom: 'discoloured nails'
over 4 years ago I damaged both my big toe nails under a plimpth of a bed.it was veryvery painful.they now grow badly discoloured and every so often I loose the nails and new ones are underneath but then these then get discoloured,doesn't look nice at all and in the summer i just have to keep nail varnish on them.
HI. I have thick horizontal ridges in most of my toe nails and they also split. My big toe nails are both split half way down. they are not discoloured or anything else. thanks.
I have ridges in my toe nails which make them feel bumpy not smooth, what could this be?
I cant feel the tips of my fingers and around the nails,and I can rip tips of my nail off without them bleeding and any pain.The base under the nail seems to grow over the nail it self and looks very dry. Have tried hand and nail cream for that.The sides of the nails seem to curl up instead of downwards to the skin and look discoloured and out of shape.I have taken clippings to the doctors and the result came back with no fungal infection. Can you suggest what it can be? Many thanks Lloyd
hey, i used to pick my toe nails alot, i had an infection which i had puss filled blisters next to my nail. I went to the doctors and i got cream. That went away but my toe nail next to my big nail (on both feet) is discoloured and brittal. It doesnt grow out, it grows up. iv tried leaving it, iv tried the cream they give me. I dont think its fungal nail infection as its only them two toes. Iv had it for around 5-6years. My toe nail next to my big toe on my right foot came off last night (well half if it) it just lifted off, didnt hurt or anything. what is wrong with my toe nails? thanks.
Hi I wanted to enquire if its safe enough to get nail art on psoriasitic nails or can have acrylic nails on my natural nails. I hope it would not harm my nails further
Hello. I have a problem with my finger nails. Two finger nails of both hands when they get at the certain lenght start curving downwards, it does not look nice and I cannot enjoy having long nails. I've noticed when the nails are wet they are the same shape as others, nice shape. Is something wrong with my nails? Does it show any health problems?
I have this also, it was just a couple of my nails a few years ago when i noticed it first, now more of them are curving. Mine too are fine when wet. It's horrible, i'm really conscious of it, I'd love to know why it happens but can't find any info on the net..
Hello . my left thumb nail has over the past five years has cracks across it and bits are falling off it . I did see a DR and he said i have hit it not that i can remember. then he suggested a fungal nail treatment i did this but it did not work . and now i have noticed my right hand thumb nail is going the same way. I have looked on a few site however i can not find any like my nails.
Hi, I have vertical discoloured nails on my toes and hands. Half my nail is normal colour and the other half is dark going black. They have been like this for about a year. I would like to know how to make them normal all over.
i am 20 and iv been biting my nails ever since i can remember. iv tried the creams, the bad tasting nail varnishes, iv worn gloves, fake nails the lot! but i always seem to push through them. once my nails have got too painful to bite i start to bite the skin around my nails then bite the hairs off the tops of my fingers or wrist. i hate it and dont know what to do!
My finger nails have gone from being strong, dull shine, slightly curved nails(when looking at finger tips with nails on top) to nails which are very soft and breakable, very shiny at the ends and curved so much that they look as though they have been pinched by pliers. My diet has not changed and there is nothing significant, as far as I can recall, that would cause this. . . .please help. Carla.
I used to bite my nails, now my tips grow way to early and there is only a tiny base for my nails. This seems silly but it means only half of what should be stuck to my finger is and that cause my nails to break alot, what should I do?
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