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Answer to the old question "Can light-cheese cause ingrown toenails": No This Question might more be suited for Sceptic SE. I suffered from an ingrown toenail, but all doctors agreed that it was caused by not cutting my nails properly (I.e. I cut too much of my nail) and so the skin started to grow into my nail bed. You will have to see a doctor about this,...


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If the picture above describes your question, then the condition is called leukonychia. Skin diseases such as psoriasis and vitiligo can cause white spots on your nails. The skin around your nails also whitens in response to vitiligo; your nails might be deformed and pitted in the case of psoriasis. Chronic kidney or liver disease can also manifest itself ...


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This is how I do it: I pull the skin on the left side of the big toe down with my fingers - this exposes the leftover part of the nail. I pull up the front bit of the leftover part of the nail with tweezers and thus release it a bit. This part of the nail is not attached to the nail bed, so this doesn't really hurt. Using small pointed scissors, I cut only ...


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Yes, this is normal behavior for a bruise underneath the nail. (Corroborating information, located near the bottom of the article.) Most bruises under a nail are caused by a crush type injury. In severe cases, there may be enough blood to separate the nail from the nail bed, or it may need professional drainage and treatment (Such as suturing and/or ...


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