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toenail

a thin horny translucent plate covering part of the dorsal surface of the end joint of each toe
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But toenails mainly protect the tender toes from being stood on!
Andrea Calland claims she first went to the doctor when the corner of one of her toenails began to lift.
* Surgical interventions are more effective than nonsurgical interventions in preventing the recurrence of ingrown toenails. (A)
Trim your toenails regularly, and use antifungal sprays or powders inside your shoes.
A 4-year-old boy is brought to our pediatric dermatology clinic by his mother with the concern of difficult to treat toenail fungus.
Get your feet checked regularly if you have diabetes, peripheral arterial disease, problems with the nerves in your feet, foot deformity or deformities of the toenails.
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An examination revealed that the proximal nail plate was discontinuous with the distal nail plate on the bilateral first, second, and third toenails. The bilateral first toenails also showed disappearing nail beds.
If you remove the polish and your toenails look stained or have a white, chalky appearance, you can take steps to nurse them back to health,' she says.
Data were stratified for number of toenails involved to address effect modifiers.
When trimming nails, use a clipper with a straight edge to ensure your toenails are cut straight across.
| Always trim your toenails straight across, never at an angle or down the edges, to avoid ingrown toenails.