Common causes of toenail problems include nail fungus, an ingrown toenail and toenail trauma. Toenails are subject to stress from different sources, which can lead to toenail issues, according to About.com. More »

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Gout and broken bones can cause people to have big toes that are swollen and painful, states MedlinePlus. Sprained ligaments and infected ingrown toenails also cause swelling and pain in big toes, according to WebMD. More »

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According to Right Diagnosis, several things can cause toenail bruises, including coagulopathy, anticoagulant medications, infection and foot sprain. However, bruised nails are most often caused by any sort of trauma or ... More »

Three of the most common toenail problems are nail fungus, ingrown toenails and toenail trauma. Nail fungus causes nails to become thick and discolored, while ingrown nails occur when the corners or sides of the nails gr... More »

According to WebMD, a nail fungus develops when a microscopic fungus enters into the nail, and if the fungus causes an infection, the nail thickens and becomes discolored. Nail fungus infections are more likely to develo... More »

Toenail fungus can be treated with antifungal drugs that are taken orally or with medicated nail creams or nail polishes, according to Mayo Clinic. There are fungus remedies available both over the counter and by prescri... More »

There is not an easy way to entirely remove a toe nail, but surgical removal can be done at a doctor's office to treat a painful nail or a severe or returning nail infection. Removing a toe nail is painful and may bleed ... More »

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