Why Do Toenails Curl?

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There are several reasons that make toenails curl, the major cause being fungus infection. Old age, wearing tight shoes, lack of vitamins responsible for proper nail growth, trauma and side effects of certain diseases, e.g; diabetes are other causes why toenails curl.
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1. Soak feet in warm water for ten minutes, pat nails dry completely with a towel. Use a nail cleaner to scrape out dirt and grime from underneath the toenail. 2. Cut dry toenails
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Some things that may cause your toenail to curl and become painful
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Sometimes toenails that curl up (or down) are caused by fungal infections. Fungal infections in the toenails are fairly common, especially in women and people who are older than 60
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It's because they are too long. Nails should not go past your toes, in actual fact they shouldn't be any longer than a couple of mm's and needs to be trimmed once a week. KD
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