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Toe nails falling off
An_197257 posted:
Hello, I am 30yrs old. I notice about a month ago that two of my toe nails are falling off. I don't think I have an infection because I am not itchy. Several months ago, the nail in my little toe fell, but a new one grew. Now this two are falling. Same toe on both feet. Is this normal. My husband is concerned and says to go to the doctor since some people say that many diseases show on your nails. What should I do?
Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
Dear Anon_157848,

Welcome, and thank you for posting today. I do not believe it is normal for toe nails to fall off. No one I know has ever had that happen. I would be concerned with the loss of one, much less three.

I think your husband is a wise man and you should follow his advice. I wouldn't delay since the problem seems to be be escalating.

Write back with an update when you get a chance,

You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
amz87 responded:
my daughter who is 1 has a simular condition her toesnail fall of as soon as their grow we have been to varius specialist and no1 hasseen it before if u find out what is wrong please help
Cheyenne2009 responded:
The two main causes of a loose toenail are injury and fungus. In both cases the nail can become discolored, painful and eventually fall off.

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