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Keep Nails Short And Clean
Balanced diet that: does include your nails as a source of nutrition. And wear gloves doing rough work with your hands, clip & file when needed, plain lotion after prolong periods of water exposure, clean with a brush the ends and underneath nails each day and smile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nails: Stop biting your nails and then apply Nail tex which accelerates growth ...Read more
If i cut my nails really deep inside the skin, i know it would hurt but, will it grow back again normally or it will stay the same as short.
See below: If cut wrong you could develop an ingrown nail as the nail grows out. ...Read more
Stepped on a small nail, It was clean and barely went through the first layer of skin i have washed around the area a lot doi need a t-shot?
Stepped on nail: i would get a Td if you have not had one in 5 years .Better safe than sorry ...Read more
Clipping nails: Fingernails may be cut so that the entire white part of the nail is removed, you do not want to go further. Toenails should be cut even with the end of the toe straight across to prevent ingrown toenail. Side edges should not be cut but may be rounded with an Emory board or file. ...Read more
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I have a short black line under my left thumbnail. It looks like a splinter, but it way too far back in the nail. What could it be?
Probably benign: This is most likely the result of trauma to the nail bed. You have has a bit of bleed there and you see a hemorrhage. There are some serious causes of pigmented lesion under the nails such as melanoma. If the lesion is growing out of the nail over a 2-4 week time and not growing in size or changing character or color, then observe, otherwise, see your pcp or dermatologist and get checked out. ...Read more
I've been a life long nail biter.Now my nail bed is short, the white part starts way earlier. Is this reversible with time or am i doomed?
Nail biter: While this may improve to some degree it may never return to normal. ...Read more
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