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pain under thumb nail

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nerve: The symptoms suggest nerve impingement -probably a carpal tunnel type problem unless there has been an injury or signs of inflammation in the thumb ar ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes ; no: It would be wise to have your family physician refer you to a dermatologist.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Mojicar
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Need follow-up: It could be that something got under the nail bed. If it continues see a Physician.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
? Glomus tumor: This could be a glints tumor.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
Without knowing: More detail about your history, it's hard to say. It could be many things, but if it really came out of nowhere and there is no swelling, redness or ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
WHITE NAIL: White nails can be do to a number of things. It can be a superficial fungous infection, occasonally a result of medication. It may all disappear with ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Trauma most common: Injury would be the most common cause. It can be caused by infections around the nail (paronychia) or rarely by tumors under the nail. It is difficult ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Nelson
20 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Remove: Partially cut nails should be clipped to prevent uneven growth, which could result in an ingrown mail.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
Nail line: Usually it is a normal variant. Sometimes a mole or even a rare melanoma skin cancer can look like a black line in the nail. You should have a dermato ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
An injury: Pl see attached for a good review of nail conditions. You can either go to your GP or a podiatrist, whoever can get you in quickly to relive pain.
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