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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Ridged Nails

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What could be responsible for sudden change in nails colour? Any remedy?

What could be responsible for sudden change in nails colour? Any remedy?

What color: what color do you see? If it's vascular we could be purple or blue. Other colors may depend another medical conditions. We need to discuss this with your physician to be sure there's nothing else systemically going on medically. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for nail psoriasis?

Is there any treatment for nail psoriasis?

Yes: The best treatment is to discontinue tobacco use as that makes psoriasis worse. Biologics such as enbrel, humira, strattera (atomoxetine) can be very effective. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stepping on a rusty nail?

What is the best treatment for stepping on a rusty nail?

Clean/ tetanus: Medical assessment. The wound should be cleansed and dried. Antibiotics are some times needed as well as tetanus shot if it has been more than 10 years since your last one. Dirty puncture wounds have significant risk for infection. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for warts around nails?

What is the treatment for warts around nails?

Various: Warts are viruses and, although dermatologists use various treatments on them, such as liquid nitrogen, salicylic acid, canthacur, etc., there is no guarantee that the virus will respond to any destructive method. There is a prescription anti-viral cream that is usually effective called imiquimod, but it is expensive. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for muscle rigidity?

What is the treatment for muscle rigidity?

Varies: The extreme would be stiff man syndrome, but cramps and spasticity might be answer. Parkinson's disease can cause rigidity, and tight muscles can be seen even in fibromyalgia. See a neurologist, get examined, obtain diagnosis and then get treated. ...Read more

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I have nail fungus. Is there any remedy for this?

I have nail fungus. Is there any remedy for this?

Yes: Lamisil (terbinafine) 250mg daily for 3 months is the current recommended remedy. The way the medicine works is to arrest the progression of the fungus up the nail. With the fungus growth stopped, as your nail grows, the infection is pushed off the end and it may take 9-12 months for it to grow off completely. Lamisil (terbinafine) is implanted into the nail bed and stays there for the duration after you do the 90 days. ...Read more

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My leg nails are getting black, get me remedy pleas?

My leg nails are getting black, get me remedy pleas?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best available scholl fungal nail treatment?

What is the best available scholl fungal nail treatment?

The best : Fungal nail treatment is oral terbinafine if no contraindication. All the topicals have a very small efficacy rate. ...Read more