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Is It Safe To Use Cuticle Clippers
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Notice it: Often if you can notice that it is happening, you can stop these kinds of habits. However, some will paint their nails with jalapeno juice or some other vile taste to help remind you not to. The other thing you try is to carry nail clippers or files with you, as often it is the desire to clear a hangnail that starts it. ...Read more
Cuticles been extramly bad lately. They peel, detach, parts become very painful. I use sally hansen cuticle rehabx. Any store bought produc solutions?
I have had this awful chronic (well, many years) horizontal ridging on my second toenails . The cuticle is misshapen also. Causes/cures?
Probably trauma: Repetitive trauma against the second toe from shoegear can cause this. Most times this toe is longer than the two toes in both sides and it will rub or bang against the shoe more than the others causing nail and skin thickening. It could also be dry skin or even heredity. ...Read more
TLC : Need to protect nails from chemicals and water immersion with gloves no manicuring or manipulating nails see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Put a bandaid on: So it wont tear off. See a foot doc who can remove the remainder and possibly suggest medication to apply to the nail bed while new nail grows back. ...Read more
Very small cut on cuticle bleeding heavily for over an hour and a half and it is still slightly bleeding. No known health issues. Cause for concern?
Yes: Yes to be concerned , normally bleeding should stop in 3 to 5 mnts, in superficial injury may have problem due to disease of blood vessels, lock clotting factors , or use of medications, go to er for testing and treatment. ...Read more
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