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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Concave Nails

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How do concave nails form?

How do concave nails form?

Different ways: There are few different reasons a nail may get "curved" or concave. Trauma may damage a nail root and deform the shape of the nail. In other cases, a fungal infection may be the culprit of the deformed nail. In some cases, the shape of the nail runs in the family. In other cases, a systemic condition may also influence the shape of a nail. Talk to your doctor for a more complete list. ...Read more

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Concave Nails (Definition)

Concave nails are nails with a "scooped-out" shape. They may be seen in several conditions, such as iron deficiency, ...Read more


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Can anemia cause concave nails?

Can anemia cause concave nails?

Yes: Spoon nails or koilonychia (the $5 word) can be associated with many things, iron-deficiency anemia among them. This is definitely worth seeing your doctor about. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nails/wo00055&slide=4. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy that really works for toe nail fungus?

Is there a  home remedy that really works for toe nail fungus?

No: Sorry, there is no home remedy that really works. They help the appearance but none has been shown to help actually "cure" a toenail fungal infection. Sorry. ...Read more

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What is a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

What is a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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What to do if i need a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

What to do if i need a natural home remedy for toe-nail fungus?

Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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Is there any safe and effective home remedy for toe nail fungus?

Is there any safe and effective home remedy for toe nail fungus?

Not really : There are many home remedies for toenail fungus. However none that i know will get you fungus free. The key word in your question is "effective". Home remedies may help slow down the fungus or breakaway some of the build up but I have not seeing toenail fungus cured with home remedies. ...Read more

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Big toe pain near nail. What home remedy is good for this?

Big toe pain near nail. What home remedy is good for this?

See below: Try soaking in warm water with liquid dishwashing detergent. This will help soften the skin. If the nail is involved use a cuticle stick to seperate the nail from the skin and then cover with andiseptic and bandaid. ...Read more

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Hi! Dirty water went under my toe nail abt a yr ago n from then sum of it has turned brown, it's strtn to eat away. Any home remedy?It's Getting worst

No home remedies...: If it has been a year, may want to have it checked out. The nail may need to be cut back and some kind of fungal treatment may need to be done to it. ...Read more

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What could be responsible for sudden change in nails colour? Any remedy?

What could be responsible for sudden change in nails colour? Any remedy?

What color: what color do you see? If it's vascular we could be purple or blue. Other colors may depend another medical conditions. We need to discuss this with your physician to be sure there's nothing else systemically going on medically. ...Read more

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My leg nails are getting black, get me remedy pleas?

My leg nails are getting black, get me remedy pleas?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more