Our expert says:
It could be you have a condition called onychauxis which is thickening of the nail plate. This can be caused by a number of things including previous trauma to the nail. Treatment could be as simple as regular cutting and filing of the nail to keep it thin or complicated such as complete, permanent removal of the nail.
You could also have a fungal infection of the nail, these are not easy or quick to treat, for best results see a podiatrist who can advise you on exaqctly what the problem is and how best to treat it.
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