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Is There Any Hope For My Poor Fingernail Laptop Fell On It
Ouch: That would depend on the damage. I would tend to think you will be okay. I would ice it immediately and as much as possible. Unless the latop was very heavy and the distance it traveled was long, you should be okay with minimal damage. Was their bleeding of any kind? Is the nail broken or anything? These clues would help aid the prognosis. ...Read more
Hi, i am scared, my fingernails have changed colour, i did used to have black under my fingernails and i hope it is just fungi, please help me?
I have a light colored brown vertical line on my index finger and middle fingernail on my left hand. I used to have a habit of biting my nail and peeling off layers from my nails, could this be a result? I hope this isn't anything too serious! Thanks so m
So do I!: So do I on my index finger! This is completely benign (not a health problem at all) and has nothing to do with your previous biting habits. Think of it like a freckle or a discolored hair. It is made the same way by the nail cells right at the quick. They put dark pigment (melanin) into their growing nail and it extends as the nail grows. Think of it as just making you more unique and special! ...Read more
My daughter is 14 months old && her pinky fingernail fell off. What could this mean? No injury or trauma and she isn't in any pain. H e l p !
Nothing at this time: Wait and watch. Could be unrecognised trauma. Sometimes immune body responses can cause nail bed damage. Likely to re-grow the nail. ...Read more
I have a fingernail that partially fell off. It started with a deep crease in the nail. Then it fell off right above where the crease started.
Nail Dystrophy: You most likely have median nail dystrophy. If you pick your nails, or manipulate the skin around the nails, this can cause this nail condition. If there has been significant trauma, there is scaring in your nail bed which cannot be cured. I would have your doctor write you a prescription for tacrolimus apply this medication to the skin around the nails twice a day for 6-8 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fingernail fell off from paronychia about 4 weeks ago I have not seen any new growth. Do you thing it's gone for good?
Injured my fingernail, it fell off, it grew back with short horizontal ridges on it, they won't go away, nail collects dirt always looks dirty.
Injured cuticle: You neglected to indicate how long ago? After an injury, expect nail change for 6 months. If the injury caused permanent damage to the cuticle, the nail will never be normal. Keep very short. Lubricate frequently. ...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
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