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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Use Cuticle Clippers

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What causes small lumps under the cuticle?

What causes small lumps under the cuticle?

It could be...: A localized infection from a manicure. It also could just be a hereditory issue, or mild form of a fungal irritation. Have a dermatologist examine it to find out if it's anything more serious. Sometimes systemic diseases are diagnosed by how they effect the nails. ...Read more

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What are good solutions to obsesive cuticle biting?

What are good solutions to obsesive cuticle biting?

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

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What is cuticle dryness a sign of?

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

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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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I have big toenail lifting off from the cuticle, what to do?

I have big toenail lifting off from the cuticle, what to do?

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

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Under some of my nails it is rigid and cuticle destroyed how can I fix itk?

Under some of my nails it is rigid and cuticle destroyed how can I fix itk?

TLC : Need to protect nails from chemicals and water immersion with gloves no manicuring or manipulating nails see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to heal that little cut you get on the side of your nail or cuticle?

Can there be a way to heal that little cut you get on the side of your nail or cuticle?

Simple Care: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Protect it with a simple dressing changed every other day. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more