Bumpy toenails

I have toenails that have “stress marks” on them.
They are white streaks that go horizontally on the nail.
It looks like the nail is bent in many place.
i have NEVER experienced any pain with them.
I am an avid runner could this be part of the problem? I have had them since I can remember and I was wondering if there is any way to cure them? Thanks for your time.

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    Vivian Abrams DPM

    9 10

    You are likely correct in guessing that running is the cause of your bumpy toenails. Any trauma to the nail can cause growth disturbances. As far as a cure, even if you were to stop running, if the root of the nail has been permanently affected the nail will still grow abnormally. So long story short- it is imposssible to tell for sure.


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