Why Are My Toenails Brown After Removing Polish at Constance Washington Blog

Why Are My Toenails Brown After Removing Polish. Studies have shown that fungus can be caused from wearing dark nail polish for too long without removing it. That means polish could seep through your pores, and get this — nail polish remover could actually make the nail polish seep through even further.

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It's caused by wearing toenail polish for too long. Many of time the discoloration can actually be the beginnings of a fungal toenail infection. Upon removing the polish you may discover some white spots on your nails and even some discoloration.

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This is not a fungus but can look much like it and can trigger a fungus so it is important to treat it. If after removing your toenail polish, you see these white chalky patches then in most cases it is a condition called keratin granulations. Superficial white onychomycosis often occurs after nail polish has been left on for too long causing the polish to lift ever so slightly leaving a moist, warm environment between the polish and the nail for fungal spores to thrive. One of the down sides to using antifungal nail.