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Can doxycycline cause: facial swelling, skin peeling around fingernails, mild darkening of skin on face? Took for 5 days, then stopped.

Can doxycycline cause: facial swelling, skin peeling around fingernails, mild darkening of skin on face? Took for 5 days, then stopped.

Doxycycline: This is a complicated question. Let me guide you to drugs.Com and you can then access Doxycycline and read about it yourself. Facial swelling can be due to allergic reaction. The darkening skin may be due to the sensitivity to sun induced by tetracyclines. Doubt that the skin peeling around fingernails is related, but might be part of an allergic reaction. ...Read more

Fingernails (Definition)

Fingernails are the hard coverings at the end of fingertips. Nails are made out of a protein called keratin. they function to protect the fingertip and to increase sensitivity of touch. Good hand hygiene and nail care is important to prevent bacterial ...Read more


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What makes some peoples skin at the fingernails keep peeling off? Very painful when it snags on something.

What makes some peoples skin at the fingernails keep peeling off? Very painful when it snags on something.

Hangnails maybe: The description sounds like hangnails which i think of as being related to dry skin. This can especially be a problem for dry weather and frequent hand washing. Regular use of a good moisturizer can help a lot. ...Read more

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My fingernails are peeling from the base near the cuticle. 8/10 nails doing this. Don't wear nail polish/false nails. Have not hurt nails. What is it?

My fingernails are peeling from the base near the cuticle. 8/10 nails doing this. Don't wear nail polish/false nails. Have not hurt nails. What is it?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com If a fungal infection is suspected oral and topical tx will be started ...Read more

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Would my fingernail grow once again normally as before after it 's been smashed.Now it is about to peel off...What should I do after it's gone?

It should: If you lose your current nail, the new nail that grows in should grow normally. This assumes that the trauma did not damage the nail matrix which lived under the cuticle. The matrix cells are the ones involved in regrowth and if damaged can lead to permanent nail dystrophy. ...Read more

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2 out of my 10 fingernails wont grow they break and peel , reason and cure please?

2 out of my 10 fingernails wont grow they break and peel , reason and cure please?

See specialist: See the specialist -- the Dermatologist -- for examination and treatment options. Your nails are epidermal in nature under the nail plate which is keratin. There are a number of reasons why you might be having trouble with your nails. Require examination and possible testing to determine the cause or causes. Get the appointment and get well. Good LUck. ...Read more

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i justdeveloped white, horizontal flat bands on my fingernails. My fingernails are weak,thin,bend, and peel off easily-had since teenage years. Ideas?

i justdeveloped white, horizontal flat bands on my fingernails. My fingernails are weak,thin,bend, and peel off easily-had since teenage years. Ideas?

See dermatologist: The description of your finger nails may be due to some vitamin deficiency,like vitaminB-(folic acid or vit b-12)or some fungal infection of nails . Let dermatologist see and explain about your nail and prescribe the right treatment ,some times iron deficiency also affects the nails ...Read more