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Rash Around Fingernail
My fiance has a rash on her hands and under her fingernails steriod cream from the doctors did not help what do you thibk it is?
See dermatologist: If already seeing a dermatologist (skin doctor), a person with a hands rash that is not going away should be checked by the dermatologist again. It could be that stronger steroid creams are needed, or it could be that the rash is a bacterial or fungal infection. There are also more rare skin or nail conditions that need more testing, and the dermatologist is the specialist in that field. ...Read more
I have ridges or bumpy fingernails on my right hand. I've been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, Interstitial cystitis, fibro, tachycardia, anxiety. I have bumps that stay on my arms (rash) and thighs. They will also pop up behind my ears and down my nec
CONSULT DERMATOLOGIS: With your History of Multible Medical Conditions,and you have to on few medications and the rash you described It is very difficult to say what is causing the bumps on your arms and thighs I will suggest you consult a Dematologist to find what these bumps are due to ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nail hygiene: The less you do the better --avoid nail polish and nail polish remover as much as possible and definitely avoid "fake" nails ---do not pick at nails or play with cuticles. There are nail hardeners such as Genadur and oral Biotin may help strengthen nails ...Read more
Circulatory issue: You may have a deficiency of the circulation to your fingers or a sympathetic nerve issue. This may be part of a condition termed Raynaud's phenomenon. Whatever the cause, it is best to bring this to the attention of your family doctor who can make a diagnosis for you. ...Read more
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