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Black strips on nails?

Black strips: Splinter hemorhages are the most common then followed by melanonychia. ...Read more

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What causes nail clubbing?

What causes nail clubbing?

Many causes`: There are many causes of nail clubbing. The most common is lung disease, then heart disease, gastrointestinal (as malabsorbtion), liver disease (cirrhosis), thyroid and even a congenital born defect called eisenmenger syndrome. ...Read more

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Yesterday I stepped on a nail?

Yesterday I stepped on a nail?

See a physician: You want to be sure you are current on your tetanus immunization and to ensure that there is no concern for deeper infection. ...Read more

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How to cut the nails correctly?

How to cut the nails correctly?

Straight: Cut them straight across do not round the corners. ...Read more

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Is superglue bad for your nails?

Is superglue bad for your nails?

Super glue: It can cause some peeling of the nails but there shouldn't be any permanent damage. ...Read more

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Am wondering why my nails are all blue?

Am wondering why my nails are all blue?

Blue nails: This is seen in hepatolenticular degeneration. Also seen in hemoglobin m disease and hereditary acrolabial telangiectases. If the fingers are also blue then this implies a higher than normal carbon dioxide level - like in heavy smokers. ...Read more

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What are ripples and pitted nails a sign of?

What are ripples and pitted nails a sign of?

Pitting can be : Seen in psoriasis. This is not the only disease though that can cause a nail to undergo changes. Best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have horizontal wavy nail ridges. What is that?

I have horizontal wavy nail ridges. What is that?

a reaction to somet: Those types of lines can be due to stress or chemicals such as chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have clubbed nails what is the reasons & what to do?

What to do if I have clubbed nails what is the reasons & what to do?

If all your nails : Are clubbed, this is usually a sign of chronic lung or heart disease and sometimes thyroid disease. Start with your pcp to get a work-up to see about an underlying cause. If only one or two nails are clubbed, it might be from a local reason, either from irritation, a local problem with the blood supply. Clubbing of the nails is not a thing you should ignore. It can be a sign of something serious. ...Read more