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How To Treat A Fingernail That Is Falling Off
What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s
6 mos avge: 6 mos avge. Quicker on dominant hand! ...Read more
Normal variation: In most cases, longitudinal ridges on nails are a normal findings as people grow older. At younger age like your son, pl. Make sure he is checked by his PMD for any potential medical cause that may include some nutritional deficiency. ...Read more
Cream or lotion: Use lotion under the nail! Or vaseline. ...Read more
Nail fungus: The answer is yes. These organisms are alive and present in the GI tract. They are supported by sugars. There are many reasons why they may be flourishing in the GI tract. The nail infection is a discharge of the internal infection and, as such, can be cleared by clearing the GI issues allowing the infection. ...Read more
Depends: On how long ago it happened. If more than a day, too late, if it just happened and there is a blood accumulation under the nail, your doctor can drill a small hole to relieve the pressure. ...Read more
I have a yellow thing inside my fingernail with a white spot next to it what is is how do I treat it?
White spots under: The fingernail are a sign of superficial injury occurring to the nail root, the part under your finger skin before the nail erupts. Perhaps there was some bleeding and resolving blood left a little yellow/hemosiderin tinge. If it doesn't hurt, you can just watch it and wait for it to grow out. It doesn't sound like there is a foreign body/splinter under there, but if you have any question, see Doc. ...Read more
I have this burning sensation under my fingernail bed to the point where it turned a reddish green. Any tips on how to treat this?
Possible nail bed: Infection. See PCP asap for proper diagnosis and antibiotics if needed. Goal is to treat asap and prevent possible spread into finger/hand. ...Read more
My scalp has been really itchy recently and every time I scratch it, white and black specks appear on my fingernails. What is it and how treated?
Dermatitis: The scales are likely from skin scales (older one tends to be darker). You need to find what is causing the itching. As a starter, the hair preparation used (especially something introduced recently). But there are also other causes for scalp itching. - consider a derm consult if you can't solve the puzzle yourself. ...Read more
Fingernail falling off secondary to sucking his thumb he is 22 months old. How to make sure another nail will grow in and tips to help stop sucking.?
Don't worry: Not uncommon at this age, don't even try to stop it, it will grow back. My son did this and has a normal, although spoon shaped nail, but he is doing well in college. ...Read more
How long would it take for a fingernail to grow back after falling off? Mine has been off a week after a hand injury and I haven't seen much growth.
My toddler son's fingernails are separating from his fingers on three fingers. He has eczama. What has caused this and how can we treat it/prevent it?
Exzema=food allergy: Although it appears as though eczema is a skin condition, a common cause is some type of food allergy. Common offenders include dairy, gmo soy, wheat/barley/rye (cereals) and gmo corn. Gmo stands for genetically modified organism. I would try to eliminate these foods for 3 weeks and see if you get any positive outcomes. For me gluten is a real problem found in wheat, barley, malt, rye & oats. ...Read more
My fingernails are separating from their nailbeds. I suspect it's trauma-related (I work on a keyboard majority of my day) as well as a fungus of some sort (it started after my last gel manicure). Can I treat it at home? If so, how?
Get That Checked Out:
I doubt your working on your keyboard daily would harm your fingers/nails in that way. Manicure, maybe.
Fungal infection? - difficult to ascertain this without sseing your nails/fingers.
It will be best to get it checked out soonest - your nearest pharmacist or GP.
All of the best.
Get well soon ...Read more
What causes ridges in fingernails and how can I treat them? Not all of my nails have ridges. Is this a result of a vitamin or mineral deficiency?
My fingernail is a yellowish color and when it grows won't attach to the nail plate. What is it and how do I treat it I slammed my finger in a car door a while back and ever since it fell off the nail grows back a yellowish color and for the most part is n
For over 4yrs I have taken a full course of sporanox (itraconazole) and applied daktarin tinkcha, am now using ciclopirox to treat my fingernail fungus?
Sample to lab.: Nail fungus can be very difficult to cure 100%. You may want a doctor to test the nail by taking a sample and sending it to a lab to see if it is a callused or traumatized nail or if it is indeed fungus, if 4 years of antifungals did not work to improve the nails. ...Read more
Hypnosis: Find a practioner who can do clinical hypnosis and teach you hoe stop these habits. ...Read more
Anonychia (Absence of nails) can be due to a number of causes such as: Anonychia congenita, Ectodermal defect Ichthyosis Allergic contact dermatitis Raynaud's phenomenon Trauma Lichen planus Exfoliative dermatitis & Epidermolysis bullosa.
Recommend dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
Many possibilites: Trauma and fungal nail infections are common reasons that nails may fall off. ...Read more
Abrise under the nail is called subungal hematoma and can be very painful as there is collection of blood under the nail and there is no outlet. Nail looks black and blue. If there is not much pain than the blood will eventually get absorped in your body by itself and needs no treatment
but if there is intense pain than a hole is drilled through the nail to relieve the pressure. ...Read more
Soap and water: And occasionally superglue can be used or it could just be let alone to grow out. Fingernail hurt are very visible and seems to bother popel by the idea of an injury as it is so ssenstive but many get better by doing nothing. ...Read more
We can try!: Nail 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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