Thick nails refer to nails that are thicker in their structure and composition compared to the average nail. Thick nails can have various causes, including fungal infections, injury, certain medical conditions, or a natural variation in nail thickness. When nails become thick, they may appear bulky and be more difficult to trim or shape. It’s important to address the underlying cause of thick nails to properly manage and treat the condition. Consulting with a healthcare professional or a Dermatologist can help determine the cause and recommend appropriate treatment options. Treatment may involve antifungal medications for fungal infections ,addressing underlying medical conditions, or using specific nail care products to help thin and manage thick nails. Regular nail maintenance, such as filing and shaping, can help manage the thickness and improve the appearance of thick nails.
Thick nails can be a bothersome and sometimes painful condition that affects both fingernails and toenails. While thickened nails can have various causes, including fungal