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30 Aug 2007

Discoloured toenail
For the longest time I have had this very embarassing problem. My big toenail on both feet are discoloured. Mainly in the corners it's very yellow and looks as if I have something trapped under the nail, like fingernails just after housework. But it gets worse. Whenever I cut my toenails, I get a very offensive, cheesy odour coming from the big toenails. Please help as I'm too embarassed to mention this to anyone.
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01 Jan 0001

The most likely diagnosis is a fungal infection of the nail. I strongly siggest that you go to a podiatrist or a dermatologist who will be able to diagnose and treat this problem. Please dont be embarrased to go to one of these professionals as they have seen this hundreds of times
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