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Can fibroglymgia cause congested nails capillaries? And red lunulas. If not could you list the most possible causes for this please

Can fibroglymgia cause congested nails capillaries? And red lunulas. If not could you list the most possible causes for this please

Scleroderma: Could increase capillarity just under the nail, below cuticle, reynaud's could cause discoloration of the finger tip. Fm is not associated directly with peripheral blood flow changes. ...Read more

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Is nail redness a sign of an ingrown toenail?

Is nail redness a sign of an ingrown toenail?

Pain, redness.: Redness and pain along the nail border, sometimes with drainage indicates an ingrown toenail. If your ingrown nail is infected, you'll likely need antibiotics, and possibly a nail procedure. While waiting to see your doctor, soak the toe 10 min/day in luke warm water and epsom salts, use a small amount of topical antibiotic ointment, and cover with a bandaid. ...Read more

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Treating Nail Fungus (Checklist)

Thin out thickened toe nails and keep nails short
Monthly
Apply topical antifungal
Once
Avoid sharing personal nail care instruments
Once
Avoid tight shoes
Once
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Is nail redness a sign of an ingrown toenail?

Pain, redness.: Redness and pain along the nail border, sometimes with drainage indicates an ingrown toenail. If your ingrown nail is infected, you'll likely need antibiotics, and possibly a nail procedure. While waiting to see your doctor, soak the toe 10 min/day in luke warm water and epsom salts, use a small amount of topical antibiotic ointment, and cover with a bandaid. ...Read more

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Noticed I have vertical ridges on my nails & red bands at top of nails. And no lunaes. Could be covered by cuticles. What is wrong with me?

Noticed I have vertical ridges on my nails & red bands at top of nails. And no lunaes. Could be covered by cuticles. What is wrong with me?

Maybe no problem: A dermatologsit can clarify the findings. The nail can be a clue to internal medical problem. Nails can be effected by a lot of problems including thyroid, kidney, etc ...Read more

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Overcoming Nail Biting (Checklist)

Trim & file your nails daily
Daily
Carry a file with you to deal with snags as soon as possible
Once
Get a weekly manicure
Weekly
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I have an infected toe I think this an ingrown nail its all red and hurts what can I do to reduced the pain and redness?

I have an infected toe I think this an ingrown nail its all red and hurts what can I do to reduced the pain and redness?

Pain meds + Ice/heat: + elevate + Antibiotics. See your PCP for the early treatment and antibiotics, but if no improvement then the nail would need to be removed ( partial or completely). Soaking in warm saline also is helpful. ...Read more

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What is this redness around nail bruise?

What is this redness around nail bruise?

Induration: After an injury it is common to have a healing response. This includes swelling, redness, mild tenderness similar to what you see around a healing cut that is not infected. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
once
Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
once
Avoid harsh chemicals
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Does redness underneath the nails indicate internal bleeding?

Does redness underneath the nails indicate internal bleeding?

No: Internal bleeding may however cause the nail color to pale if it leads to anemia. ...Read more