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Doctor insights on: Recurring Fingernail Symptoms

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Paronychia finger infection what symptoms ?

Paronychia finger infection what symptoms ?

Paronychia Sxs: Paronychia means swelling or irritation around the nail. It can be bacterial, viral or fungal. ...Read more

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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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Can asthma symptoms resolve on its own?

Can asthma symptoms resolve on its own?

asthma resolution: Yes sometimes asthma symptoms resolve on there own for various different reasons. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for ingrown finger nails?

What are the symptoms for ingrown finger nails?

Pain, swelling, : Pus, infection--nothing good. Learn how to trim your nails properly and don't bite them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does finger laceration usually cause many symptoms?

Does finger laceration usually cause many symptoms?

Depth?: It depends on depth but may cause pain, numbness, compromised circulation or function due to tendon injury if sufficiently deep. ...Read more

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People with nail bruise typically have what symptoms?

People with nail bruise typically have what symptoms?

Pain: Bruising of the nail is likely to cause bleeding under the nail and marked pain. ...Read more

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Could a spider bite cause a recurring fever?

Could a spider bite cause a recurring fever?

See below: For u s spiders, this is unlikely unless a secondary infection occurs and is not treated adequately. If this is going on, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What might cause recurring infections?

What might cause recurring infections?

Low immunity: It is important to bring this to your doctor's attention so it can be determined it you are having a problem with immunity. Examples- diabetes, hiv, cancer, or other illnesses. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could recurring yeast infection go away by itself?

Thoughts? Could recurring yeast infection go away by itself?

Unlikely unless you: Discover & remove the cause of the recurrent infections. If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis go away on its own or with non-medicine remedies? Developed bad reaction after first dosage (agitation, tingling, tremors).

Can bacterial vaginosis go away on its own or with non-medicine remedies? Developed bad reaction after first dosage (agitation, tingling, tremors).

Yes it can: Bacterial vaginosis is not really an infection but rather an overgrowth of normal anaerobic vaginal bacteria. The vagina can correct itself. There are more than one medication that can be used to treat it. If you had a bad reaction to one you can ask for an alternative ...Read more

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Can you explain the difference between chronic yeast infections and recurring yeast infection? & Which one needs prolonged treatment (6months-1year)?

Can you explain the difference between chronic yeast infections and recurring yeast infection? & Which one needs prolonged treatment (6months-1year)?

TomaytoTomatoPotayto: For practical purposes there is no difference. If you want to get picky chronic means all the time and recurring means it comes and goes (with therapy or without). Either could require prolonged therapy but it depends on where the infection is and a lot of other things to consider. But as far as therapy goes, you'd probably need prolonged therapy for either a chronic or recurring infection ...Read more

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I have mild foot arthritis & take ibuprofen for it. Occasionally I get 1 splinter hemorrhage on 1 fingernail. Can NSAIDs cause splinter hemorrhages?

I have mild foot arthritis & take ibuprofen for it. Occasionally I get 1 splinter hemorrhage on 1 fingernail. Can NSAIDs cause splinter hemorrhages?

Poorly fitted shoes: Cause could be poorly fitted shoes , see your podiatric physician ( DPM ) with better fitted shoes along with arches will improve your gait and you feel better ...Read more

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Ringworm keeps recurring even with treatment?

Ringworm keeps recurring even with treatment?

Getting from cats?: Cats and sometimes dogs can have the same infection. You could be getting repeated exposure from them. Also, it may not be ringworm, which is just a type of skin fungus. It could be a different rash. If you have no pet exposure, it may be worth seeing your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause recurring ear infections in my 14 month old?

What could cause recurring ear infections in my 14 month old?

Many causes!: Ear infections can be caused by viral colds or spread from infections in the eyes or sinuses. Also associated with second-hand smoke exposure. Some children are much more prone to frequent infections than others. This can be a result of inherited ear anatomy or differences in immune function. Most often, children grow out of the frequent ear infections with time. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have clubbing fingers, numbness , restless legs, hemoptysis, weakness, bone pain, wrinkled fingertips.What disease can cause these symptoms?

I have clubbing fingers, numbness , restless legs, hemoptysis, weakness, bone pain, wrinkled fingertips.What disease can cause these symptoms?

Likely lung disease: With the symptoms especially and clubbed fingers, I am guessing possible pulmonary ie lung disease. Please seek a physician for comprehensive check up. ...Read more

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What can cause recurring nose bleeds?

What can cause recurring nose bleeds?

Several causes: Nose bleeds can occur from a local problem (dryness, polyps, local irritation) or a systemic disease (high blood pressure, heart disease). ...Read more

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What usually causes chronic/ recurring vaginal yeast infections?

Multiple: Chronic, recurrent vaginal yeast infections may indicate overuse of antibiotics, perhaps an immune deficiency or can be seen in persons with an HIV infection; may indicate a pre-diabetic or presence of active diabetes, can occur in dark, moist areas or can indicate inadequate treatment of a previous/current infection. ...Read more

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What would cause recurring costochondritis?

What would cause recurring costochondritis?

Previous ones: Recurring costochondritis may occur due to the fact that there is a "weak" spot in your rib that had already been inflamed previously. It tends to be prone to subsequent injuries easier than the rest of the ribs. ...Read more