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Torn piece of nail off finger scared will grow clean it band aid blooding stop?

Torn piece of nail off finger scared will grow clean it band aid blooding stop?

Nail injury: Keep it clean, protect it with band aid. Keep the portion of the nail bed which is missing the nail clean, protected. Most nail injuries heal slowly and well as long as the nail bed has not been disrupted, Typically tearing of nails without a crush component heal with return of a normal nail! ...Read more

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What do I do after my feet stepped on a nail, it went through the top...?? Quick first aid please?

What do I do after my feet stepped on a nail, it went through the top...?? Quick first aid please?

Cleanse pressure: Cleanse the wound and irrigate the wound optimally with normal saline but at least with soap and water or diluted hydrogen peroxide. Requires a tetanus shot if not up to date on tetanus vaccination. Pressure to the foot circumferentially should control bleeding. Seek follow up with primary care doctor puncture wounds should not be sutured shut.. ...Read more

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Stubbed my pinky toe and now the nail has been lifted up off the nail bed, but is still attached at the base. What first aid procedure should I do?

Stubbed my pinky toe and now the nail has been lifted up off the nail bed, but is still attached at the base. What first aid procedure should I do?

Nail avulsion: Nail avulsions occur then the nail is detached from the matrix/bed beneath it. The existing nail is likely to fall off, and with time a new one should develop, although it's appearance may be altered. Treatment is supportive. Keeping the foot elevated, wrapping the toe in a bandage, cool compresses and pain medications are typically advised. Nail removal may be needed to prevent snagging. ...Read more

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Can I take supplements: hair, skin, nails (3, 000 mcg) and amino acids safely together to aid my hair and nails? I have a diet low in meat.

Can I take supplements: hair, skin, nails (3, 000 mcg) and amino acids safely together to aid my hair and nails? I have a diet low in meat.

Yes: There are many good non-meat sources of Amino Acids including dairy, eggs, beans, nuts ; seeds but if you are concerned you are deficient in Amino Acids it is certainly safe to take them in supplement form. There is no reason you can't take Amino Acids and vitamins/minerals together. ...Read more

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How can I aid my hand and keep from making it worse?

How can I aid my hand and keep from making it worse?

Not enough: Info here to best tell you how to care for your hand. Consider clarifying and re-asking. Take care. ...Read more

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Could cvs or rite aid have finger/hand splint?

Could cvs or rite aid have finger/hand splint?

Yes: Most large chain pharmacies have a good splint selection and the manufacturers supply reliable information on the packaging. ...Read more

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What are the first aid for a child putting his hand in the electric socket?

What are the first aid for a child putting his hand in the electric socket?

ELECTRICAL BURNS:: If puts metal object e.G paper clip, spoon handle, finger into the outlet, electrical injury occur. Electricity wants quick path to ground resulting in: burn, muscle spasm/fatigue, unconsciousness, breathing difficulty. In severe case cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, death. Don't touch, shove the victim away with broom handle or dry cotton towel, check breath, pulse, burn, seek medical help. ...Read more

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My friend had a band aid on his wart but he touched me with that hand. Will I get a wart now?

My friend had a band aid on his wart but he touched me with that hand. Will I get a wart now?

Possible, unlikely: Many warts are related to the HPV virus. It is possible that simply touching the wart one time could lead to transfer. However, many other factors are involved in the spread and growth of a wart. ...Read more

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My sister has a first aid burn on her hand (she dropped a niscafe on her shoulder? How can she treat the burn

My sister has a first aid burn on her hand (she dropped a niscafe on her shoulder? How can she treat the burn

1st degree burns: First degree burns involve only the first layer of skin, and usually appear red (like sunburn). Blistering does not generally occur with this type, although some peeling can appear during healing. Treatment consists of cooling the burn with cool water, and keeping covered with a non-adherent dressing. OTC pain meds may be useful. First degree burns usually heal well without scarring. ...Read more

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I got glass in hand, heavy bleeding did quick first aid and stopped bleeding, X-ray in morning. Risk of infection or nerve damage? I have no parasthe

I got glass in hand, heavy bleeding did quick first aid and stopped bleeding, X-ray in morning. Risk of infection or nerve damage? I have no parasthe

Laceration: You may need stitches if there was heavy bleeding. If the glass was dirty then it is important to clean and disinfect the laceration. Rubbing alcohol is a good start for cleaning the site. Keep the hand elevated and use ice to reduce inflammation and swelling until you can get to a doctor to evaluate the laceration. ...Read more

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Why do we have nails?

Why do we have nails?

Nails: A nail forms a protective plate for the underlying tissue. It also acts as a counter-force to improve sensation. ...Read more

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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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How to keep nails healthy?

How to keep nails healthy?

Healthy nails: For nail health: 1. Don’t bite nails to avoid infections. 2. Keep nails clean & dry. 3. Clip nails straight across (rounded in center) to prevent them from becoming ingrown. Don’t push back cuticles. Use emery board for irregular nails 4. Insure that your shoes fit properly & that they don’t squeeze your toes. 5. Alternate the shoes you wear. 6. Apply moisturizing cream to nails. 7. If nails are thick & hard to cut you can soak in salt water x 5 to10” followed by application of lactic acid cream or urea. 8. Wear flip flops in public showers / pools to avoid fungal infections. 9. Don’t do bathroom surgery. ...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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What is done to aid queasiness?

What is done to aid queasiness?

Rest: Usually rest and water. If that fails, there are a variety of medicines available. ...Read more

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Why my nails are growing slowly?

Why my nails are growing slowly?

How can you: Tell I think is ht efirst question. Nails grow slowly. There are signs if ther are problems the nails grow irregularly and thinly if ther are problem with nutrition. Also, you'd rather expect also issues in hair and skin. ...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

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Why are there ridges on my nails? What causes them? And can it be cured?

Why are there ridges on my nails? What causes them? And can it be cured?

Nail ridges: Most people have some ridges on their nails and this is normal. If ridges are new or different, then see your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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