Why are my toenails so thick?

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Oct 19, 2017
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by: Dominic

It depends upon what is causing your thickened toenails. Here are a list of the usual suspects:

1- trauma- if you nail has been hit it can thicken up and come off/ grow out, or be thick for ever more

2- thick because of mechanical issues (clawed toes), age or poor circulation. A great 101 can be found here: Thickened toenails HQ

3- it could be a fungus. Which can be curable with directed treatment. Another 101: Fungus toenails HQ

Once you figure out what has caused your thickened toenails then you can figure out the treatment for them.

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