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What could cause this burning sensation under my index fingernail?

What could cause this burning sensation under my index fingernail?

Glomus? : There is a tumor called a glomus tumor. This is not cancer it is benign. It causes pain and cold insensitivity of the finger tip. Treatment involves removing the tumor. ...Read more

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Fingernails (Definition)

Fingernails are the hard coverings at the end of fingertips. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. they function to protect the fingertip and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good hand hygiene and nail care is important to prevent bacterial ...Read more


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I'm experiencing a burning pain in between my cutical and the end of my fingernail, would you have any idea what could be the cause?

I'm experiencing a burning pain in between my cutical and the end of my fingernail, would you have any idea what could be the cause?

Chronic paronychia: Usually develops slowly, causing gradual swelling, tenderness and redness of the skin around the nails. Can be acute or chronic. Candida or other fungi are the cause. More common in diabetes, constant exposure to water or chemical solvents.; treatment with antifungal medication. Keep dry and clean. rubber gloves with an absorbent cotton .Don't cut cuticles , bite nails, Diabetes control. ...Read more

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My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

Onychomycosis: Need more information. Is the area red? dry skin? Is the nail changing colors (i.e. green, yellow, etc)? Is it all nails or just one nail? ...Read more

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A few months white spots appeared on my right index fingernail. Right now the spots are gone but it left it feeling rough. Please how and why did this happen to me? And how do I fix my it?

A few months white spots appeared on my right index fingernail. Right now the spots are gone but it left it feeling rough. Please how and why did this happen to me? And how do I fix my it?

Wrong question: You want to know about rough spots on nails. The white spots are harmless and not a sign of anything. Forget about the white spots. There are many of causes for nail changes. If it is important, see a dermatologist, who will look at your skin & nails while asking you many questions. Meanwhile you can use a moisturizer cream and rub in at least 5 times a day. ...Read more

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I accidentally cut/scratch on my baby's leg with my hand fingernail.Realised after 1hr.Put an antiseptic cream.Is it fine? Feeling guilty :(

I accidentally cut/scratch on my baby's leg with my hand fingernail.Realised after 1hr.Put an antiseptic cream.Is it fine? Feeling guilty :(

Sure it is: I don't know about the rest of the physicians here, but i can remember accidently scratching one of my children. It was the first of many of life's bumps, scrapes, and bruises. So, trim your nails, love your child, and quit feeling guilty. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a burning feeling in my heel?

Plantar Fasciatis: Or tarsal tunnel. I suggest you see a podiatrist before symptoms become worse. ...Read more

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What is the burning moving feeling in my body?

What is the burning moving feeling in my body?

Burning body: Please give a lot more information so we can help you. ...Read more