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Bluish Lips And Fingernails
Is it true that biting the first layer of skin off you lips and biting the skin around your fingernails are signs of anxiety disorders?
BFRBs & Anxiety: Skin / fingernail biting/picking is a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB) - like hair pulling. BFRBs are closely associated w anxiety disorders. They can arise in response to (a) emotions (anxiety, fear, boredom, excitement); &/or (b) sensing rough areas skin (like cracked skin on lips). BFRBs can feel pleasurable & can serve 2 relieve tension. Effective behavioral treatments available. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have purple fingernails and purple lips since childhood, I am 30 now. No doctor was able to tell me what problem I have.?
Toothache come and goes, 2 fingernail size lumps under chin/jaw and lips swollen, do you know what this could be?
Can you get herpes1 from sharing a cigarete with some who as a sore on the lip but didn't touch the tip with it? I held the smoke with my fingernail
Herpes: Oral herpes you can get by kissing someone with an open cold sore on the lip. You may even get it by drinking after someone or by smoking their cigarettes. It is a virus that is I the secretions. As long as your lips did not touch the cigarette you are relatively safe. There is another form of herpies you can get from not wearing gloves while working in someone's mouth. You get it on the fingers. ...Read more
Is there a link betw thin fingernails, sores above upper lip for years despite balm & screen, & lax ligaments? I live on m&m's and beer. Poor diet?
Hgb saturation: Hemoglobin carries oxygen. Oxygenated or reduced or saturated hemoglobin look red (emission of lightwave). When the o2 does not occupy the ligands in hemoglobin, they change the rotation of light and look blue. When a certain amount of hemoglobin is desaturated or deoxygenated, we see blue, like in the veins.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sperm lives a: Very, very, short period period if in the mouth or under the nails. Even in the perfect environment it would only live a few days. So don't fret. ...Read more
What is a small pea sized bump about a fingernail width from the crease where my ear meets the side of my head/upper neck. Its not painful or moveable?
Probable Cyst: Cysts are not necessarily tender if not inflammed. ...Read more
I sometimes get so depressed that I press my fingernails into the crown of my head to relieve the "pressure". Is thst typical of bipolar?
Maybe: You can't diagnose bipolar from the symptoms you describe. You are depressed and should seek help for both an appropriate diagnosis if you are concerned about bipolar and for treatment. You might benefit from both counseling and medication. See what the doctor prescribes after a complete evaluation ...Read more
My girlfriends son keeps losing his fingernails. The first time his doc said he had hand foot and mouth disease. He lost 2 this time. Cause for concern?
Got hand-foot-mouth from son, with blisters all over face, in throat, hands, feet. My fingernails are hurting badly now. Is this possibly related?
Decreased sensation head to toe, blue purple finger nails toe nails weakness arms and legs no energy cognitive functions slow loss of concentration?
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