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nails on both of my big toes have turned pretty yellow

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Hi I'm a 23 year old woman.
I've recently noticed that the nails on both of my big toes have turned pretty yellow, they don't seem different from normal aside from the color change. The nail of one other toe has a slightly yellowish hue as well.
It looks nothing like any of the pictures I've seen of fungal infections which makes me wonder what else could cause it?
I haven't used nail polish for years and I walk around barefoot a lot (not in public but at home).


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replied June 19th, 2014
Foot Disorders Answer A47886
Thank you for asking!
Yellow nails if symptoms less then no worries. avoid bare feet walking. trim your nails in u shaped avoid edges. keep good hygiene. the issue seems innocuous and nothing to worry about but if you are still bugged about it, seek a podiatrist and let them examine your feet and sooth your nerves.
Following things need to be rule dout after examination and if need be work up.
Diabetes mellitus;

Amyloidosis;
nerve injury;
Thermal injury; and
Jaundice.
Consider yellow nail syndrome if you have lymphedema and bronchiectasis.
Rest assured there is nothing to worry about.
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