To clear up dark green toenails and fingernails, you need to start by diagnosing the reason for the nail condition. Toenail fungus and green nail syndrome are often confused, and it’s easy to understand why, but you can quickly learn how to tell them apart easily. Do I have dark […]
What Causes Brittle Toenails with Ridges?
The status of our health can be determined by our nails. Strong and durable toenails indicate physiological wellbeing. On the other hand, brittle and ridged nails indicate systemic disease, nail injury or poor underlying health. In some cases, ridged nails may have no discernible cause. Given the number of risk […]
How to Get Rid of Smelly Toenails for Good
Smelly toenail gunk is a problem that is often associated with uncleanliness and sweaty feet. However, it is rare for toenails to smell following a thorough wash. White smelly stuff under your toenails that gives off an odor akin to mature cheese likely has a medical cause. It is more […]
What Are the Causes of Nail Separation from the Nail Bed?
The separation of the nail from the nail bed is known as onycholysis. When your nail lifts off the nail bed, it can be hard to look at and sometimes painful. Many causes and conditions can lead to your nail starting to lift away. The most common reasons for nail […]
Why Do I Suddenly Have Thick, Dry, Hard, and Yellow Cuticles?
Cuticles are the thin layer of skin around the nail. They are an extension of the skin and are nature’s design mechanism to protect the fingers and toes from becoming infected by fungus or bacteria. The function of cuticles is to create and push new cells into the nails. This […]
Why Does My (Little) Pinky Toenail Grow So Weird?
Pinky toenails come in all shapes and sizes. If they’re not too short, they’re too long and cutting into your other toes. Maybe yours are growing sideways, thick and yellow, or falling off. But did you know that deformed toenails are quite common? It’s true, so you’re far from alone. […]