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How can I tell if it is toenail fungus or discoloration from nail polish?

I have had toenail polish on for the last few months. I just took it off and my toenail looks dry and cracked and a little discolored on the ends of all of the nails. I don't want to go to the dr. if it is just because of my toenail polish.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on Sep. 24, 2012 in Health

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  • Okay I just found it. It's keratin granulations. Sorry to waste anyone's time.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:30 PM on Sep. 24, 2012

  • If it was just discolored I'd say no, but dry and cracked that could be fungus. See how it grows out without any polish for a while.

    Answer by tessiedawg at 10:31 PM on Sep. 24, 2012

  • scrub your feet & nails good with a scrub or raw sugar buff them a little to whiten the nail & let your nails breath for about a week before applying more polish

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 10:37 PM on Sep. 24, 2012

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