The toenails protect the toe's tissues. Toenail disorders include bacterial and fungal infections, ingrown nails, tumors and warts. Specific types of nail discoloration and changes in growth rate can signal various lung, heart, kidney and liver diseases, as well as diabetes and anemia. White spots and vertical ridges are harmless.
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The podiatrists at Tufts Medical Center in Boston treat tendon and ligament injuries, fractures, bunions, plantar fasciitis, and many more conditions.