Falling the nails

Nail care, especially toenails, is very important, for example, to keep them clean constantly, but with regular care, you may still have problems in this area. Falling toenails is one of those problems that can make you feel embarrassed.

In medical science, this problem is called onycholysis, which is a painful phenomenon, and when your toenails fall out, you have to wait for them to start growing again in the same place, and if a piece of nail still remains, you have to be careful and Handle it very carefully.

Falling toenails

Symptoms of toenail fallout are similar to fungal infections, which include:

Fall line


Unusual shape of nails

 Yellow or brown nails

Plaster structure under the nail


 Redness or swelling of the tissue around the nail

 Sharpening the edges of the nails

 Loose nails

 Uncommon causes of toenails falling out:

Although these causes are not common, factors such as anemia, thyroid problems or medications can cause toenails to fall out.

Toenail care is one of the most important care in a person’s life, although after toenail care, we must treat it with excessive care so that the situation does not get worse, which is a little painful. When your toenails fall out, you have to wait for them to start growing slowly. Depending on the cause and the extent of the nail fall, the nail may still be present on the foot in any amount, but you should start treatment for it to make sure that the nail continues to grow again.

Falling toenails

There are several causes for toenails to fall out, and its exact cause should be examined for its symptoms.


Simple foot injuries can cause problems such as falling nails. Damaged toenails make it feel heavy and stiff. Sometimes the wrong pedicure techniques also cause these problems, which is a common cause of toenails falling out. There is also a situation in which athletes’ nails fall out due to heavy jumps or runs, and some studies also show that blood blisters can also cause the nail to blacken and eventually separate, and when the blood follows Your nails will shrink, your toes will begin to separate, and as a result it will take several weeks for the nail to completely separate.

Fungal and bacterial infections

As we said, this disease is very similar to a fungal infection, but this infection can also be the cause. These infections carry bacteria, fungi, germs and viruses under your nails, and as a result, they penetrate the tissue and damage the nails. Bacterial infections usually turn the nails green, and older people are more likely to lose their nails if they get them.


Another condition that causes a person to lose one or two toenails or develop eczema is a condition caused by allergic reactions. Some people suffer from dermatitis which causes the loss of fingernails, toenails and even brittle nails. Few studies have shown that prolonged exposure to soap and harsh chemicals or excessive exposure of the nail to water can be one of the causes of nail damage, which sometimes causes symptoms of eczema before it appears. The skin occurs on the nails.


When the nails are exposed to too much moisture, they become weak and loose and eventually fall out, for example, if a person puts his foot in the water for a long time, he is more likely to fall and a combination of Moisture, pressure and damage inside the shoe can also possibly increase the risk of psoriasis.


The underlying cause of onychomycosis is not yet fully understood, and it has symptoms similar to those of immune system disease or any side effects of the drug. In this disease, the toe area in the area attached to the nail is damaged and its tissue also deforms its nail shape, so the nail will not last long on your toe.


Psoriasis is also an autoimmune condition in which skin cells continue to build up, although this is more common for the skin but can also affect toenails.

What should we do after the nail falls?

Apart from what caused your nails to fall out, in this section we will explain short and quick solutions for you:

 If one part of your nail is pulled out, do not try to do it all.

 If there is still very little connection between your nails and the skin, use a nail clipper and carefully separate this part so that it does not get stuck anywhere, and the doctor can do this for you in these cases.

 Use a nail file to smooth the edges after peeling.

 Clean your toenails and remove impurities from it, then apply an antibiotic ointment.

 Then bandage the fallen nail.

Do this treatment quickly so that any bleeding in it will go away quickly.