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My 5months old baby has imbalance brain, his growth of the left side is lower, and he don't have grip in his hand, is he abnormal?

My 5months old baby has imbalance brain, his growth of the left side is lower, and he don't have grip in his hand, is he abnormal?

Problem-yes: Abnormal? I do not know, but it does sound as if there may be a problem. I assume you have discussed this with your pediatrician. If not, you should.

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How to increase the growth rate of your nails?

How to increase the growth rate of your nails?

Try biotin: Biotin promotes hair growth, healthy skin, and strong nails. It is a coenzyme and a b vitamin, also known as vitamin h. Average growth rate of nails is 3mm/month, but several factors play a role as sell including circulation, nerves, diet, enviroment, and medical history. Toenails typically take 12-18 months from its root to the tip. Be patient.

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Are there any ways to speed up the growth rate of your nails?

Are there any ways to speed up the growth rate of your nails?

Nail growth: Nail growth rate will be best with best nutrition and good health. Nothing else has been proven to speed growth. Illness and malnutrition will slow them down. It never hurts to take biotin, a vitamin, which some people feel helps support nail growth.

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Can nails have a limited growth I try to grow my nails longer but it doesn't seem to grow more than this, so does it have a limit? Thanks doctors

Not usually: Like hair, nails have fairly constant growth. Factors that might alter nail growth include injury to the nail matrix, nail infection, severe illness or unusually brittle nails. If this of concern to you consult with a dermatologist.

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Nail problem with white nails with slow growth?

Nail problem with white nails with slow growth?

Possible fungus: There is a special type of nail fungus called superficial white onychomycosis and it may be this. It responds readily to oral terbinafine.

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Can anyone take biotin for hair and nail growth?

Biotin: Is safe to take. You can get it over the counter and use as directed. Take care!

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My daughter is missing her 2nd and 3rd phalang's nails since birth. When we touch the top of her phalang nail can be sensed but the nail never growth?

My daughter is missing her 2nd and 3rd phalang's nails since birth. When we touch the top of her phalang nail can be sensed but the nail never growth?

Congenital absence: Could be a permanent loss of those nails as a result of some in -utero event such as injury but time will tell.

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Would the nail growth be normal after having an ingrown toe nail?

Would the nail growth be normal after having an ingrown toe nail?

Possibly.: If you had permanent removal of the border, it shouldn't ever grow back. If you had the non-permanent procedure done, it should grow back normally over the course of the next year. Occasionally, though, the ingrown or infected nail was traumatized enough that it grows back thick, discolored, or not at all.

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What is better for hair growth biotin or skin hair and nails?

What is better for hair growth biotin or skin hair and nails?

It is unknown: These products have not been compared in a double blinded study to determine which is best.

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Reason why nail scrapping of a client on sabouraud dextrose agar yielded fungal growth?

Reason why nail scrapping of a client on sabouraud dextrose agar yielded fungal growth?

Fungus: Fungus may be either infecting the nail or colonizing it. We carry a lot of fungi and bacteria on our skins and nails which not always cause infection. Not sure what a client means and how you incubated the scrapings, consult a dermatologist if in doubt.

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Cyst type growth appeared suddenly on top of toe below nail, something was dropped on toe about 5 days ago, will it just go away?

Cyst type growth appeared suddenly on top of toe below nail, something was dropped on toe about 5 days ago, will it just go away?

Watch the Toe.: The obvious conclusion is that the cyst type growth is a direct result of the injury. And, it probably is. Possibly some tissue fluid trapped beneath the skin's surface. There other possibilities but 5 days is not enough time for those to occur. Watch and see, if the cyst enlarges, have it examined.

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Should I have my big toenail removed? Two months after being damaged, the toenail is still completely black and has no new growth at the base. However, because of the blood underneath the nail, the sides have started to curve down and keep growing into my

Should I have my big toenail removed? Two months after being damaged, the toenail is still completely black and has no new growth at the base. However, because of the blood underneath the nail, the sides have started to curve down and keep growing into my

Hello.: Hello. This falls under the perview of podiatry. The problem with bathroom surgery is that, if you do not have a good functional understanding of area being worked on, it may not work or you may end up with unforseen complications (such as infections). As the nail grows into one or both sides of the paronychium (nail bed) is likely to become more painful and can become infected. At this point, you are getting recurrence of the ingrowing of the nail (onychocryptosis). You also noted that there is no nail growth from the base. If the nail issue is not addressed appropriately, you could develop a chronic abnormality of the nail (i.e., crooked). One approach is a partial wedge resection, in which the podiatrist cuts back part of the lateral nail plate. Sometimes the nail needs to be removed. I suggest you see a podiatrist for assistance. Take care.

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Which other supplements can I take for hair and nail growth besides biotin?

Which other supplements can I take for hair and nail growth besides biotin?

Fish oil, vit A, C, D: You can take fatty acids from fish oil, flax seed, that will moisturize the skin and nail bed. Vit a helps body process protein helps nail bed. Vit c, Folic Acid will also help. And vit d which helps absorp calcium which increses the strength of the nails.

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Few years back my toe nail got crushed accidentally. It was not a major injury but since then my nail has been growing upwards. Can I correct the upward growth of the nail?

Few years back my toe nail got crushed accidentally. It was not a major injury but since then my nail has been growing upwards. Can I correct the upward growth of the nail?

Possible fungus: Often an injury will result in loss of nail with the new nail growing back with fungal involvement. A sampling of the nail should be submitted for fungal culture and if positive it may respond to anti fungal treatment and improve.

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My friend takes biotin for hair and nail growth and she has seen results, but is it safe for her to take this supplement regularly?

My friend takes biotin for hair and nail growth and she has seen results, but is it safe for her to take this supplement regularly?

Yes: Biotin is extremely safe. It is a natural vitamin found in a wide variety of foods such as chard, carrots, almonds, milk, eggs, berries, and onions. Quoting this fine article: http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/vitamin-h-biotin "biotin has not been associated with side effects, even in high doses, and is considered to be non-toxic.".