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How to fix my ugly skin around nails?

How to fix my ugly skin around nails?

Leave them alone: The best way to fix the skin around the nail is to leave it alone. Trauma caused by cutting or pushing back the cuticle causes it to grow larger and more unsightly. ...Read more

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How do you fix bumpy finger nails?

How do you fix bumpy finger nails?

Dermatologist helps: For bumpy fingernails, a primary care doctor can check and may refer to a dermatologist. If one has had bumpy fingernails forever, it may be a hereditary trait (which is unlikely to be treatable). If the bumpy nails came up recently, the doctors can figure out a diagnosis to see whether or not there is an illness. Psoriasis is a disorder that can cause nail changes. ...Read more

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How can I fix skin discoloration?

How can I fix skin discoloration?

Depends on cause: see a dermatologist to get the diagnosis of what your skin discoloration is from. If it is just sun damage you are talking about start an over the counter retinol at bedtime and add an OTC hydroquinone, but to really know see derm ...Read more

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How can I fix toenail discoloration fast?

How can I fix toenail discoloration fast?

If you need it: Real fast and your female consider just painting over. The question is what is the discoloration secondary to? Dried blood? Fungus? Until you get rid of it the discoloration won't go away.... ...Read more

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How to fix ridges in my nail?

How to fix ridges in my nail?

Depends on direction: If the ridges are horizontal (directed toward the sides of your feet), they will usually grow out with the nail over time. If they are vertical (directed toward the front and back of the foot) they can be permanent. I recommend you see a dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How to fix broken skin on your feet?

How to fix broken skin on your feet?

Cracked skin: Urea 40% cream or Ammonium Lactate Cream are both very good at softening painful calluses or dry skin. They also prevent cracking. You can find them over the counter or prescription strength. You could also have tinea pedis, otherwise known as athlete's foot. This would require treatment via antifungal cream or oral medication. See a podiatrist for an examination. ...Read more

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How to fix discoloration from eczema?

How to fix discoloration from eczema?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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How can I fix eyelid skin damage?

How can I fix eyelid skin damage?

Blepharoplasty: If you mean loose wrinkled eyelid skin with the upper lid draping over the lashes the correction is a surgical procedure, a blepharoplasty. ...Read more

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How can I re-grow toenail cuticle?

How can I re-grow toenail cuticle?

Cuticle: That is an intrinsic part of the skin at the base of the nail that grows at its own rate. It begs the question why is it either not growing or why is it gone ? ...Read more

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How to cut the nails correctly?

How to cut the nails correctly?

Straight: Cut them straight across do not round the corners. ...Read more

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How can you get a cracked finger nails to grow back?

How can you get a cracked finger nails to grow back?

May not be: Able too. If they are growing and split you can help them grow together with kevlar. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to fix ridges in my nail?

Can you tell me how to fix ridges in my nail?

It depends: Some types of ridges are permanent and some are temporary. If the ridges are the same direction as the growth of your nail, they are usually permanent and due to trauma. Ridges that go side to side are often temporary and will grow out with time. Ridges can be caused by toenail fungus as well. I recommend you see a podiatrist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How to prevent ingrown nails?

How to prevent ingrown nails?

Cut nails : Straight across, and don't off corners.

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How can I fix discoloration on teeth?

How can I fix discoloration on teeth?

Teeth discoloration : is the best modality to fix discoloration of teeth. You can use over the counter products, however, they are not so effective and/or stable. OTC bleach and whitening tooth paste could be used as a supplement only. A professional teeth whitening without laser, followed by home whitening system with custom trays for the long term effect. You will be very happy with the results. ...Read more

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How to fix hypopigmentation?

How to fix hypopigmentation?

Hypopigmentation: It is easier to treat hyperpigmentation (remove extra pigment) than to treat hypopigmentation (add more pigment). Easy things like makeup, coverup can be worn. Also permanent makeup or tattoos, if color is matched, can hide lighter areas. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat white nail fungus underneath my toenail?

What can I do to treat white nail fungus underneath my toenail?

See podiatrist: The over the counter options do not work. Podiatrist can offer better topicals, oral medication, and even laser treatment. ...Read more

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Thick skin under my fingernails how to treat?

Thick skin under my fingernails how to treat?

FUNGUS INFECTION: It is treated with oral antifungal rx like Lamisil (terbinafine) 250 mg. Daily x 3 months. Make sure to check liver function tests. ...Read more

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How can I treat nail psoriasis?

How can I treat nail psoriasis?

Dermanail: Derma nail, prescription genedur and intralesional steroids can all improve nail psoriasis. The improvement is slow because fingernails will need 6 months to grow out to show the positive effect. Treatment will need to be continued because the inflammation at the nail matrix is still on going.Systemic drugs such as Methotrexate or enbrel, (etanercept) humira, and stelar a will also improve the nails and body. ...Read more

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How can I fix dry hair and skin.?

Healthy choices: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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How can I remove toe and nail fungus?

How can I remove toe and nail fungus?

We can try!: Toenail fungus is very common, and unfortunately very difficult to cure 100%. We can test the nail to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, and from there you have several options: topical or oral antifungal medications, laser nail treatment, or removal of the nail in severe cases. See your doctor to talk about which treatment is right for you. ...Read more

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