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Soft Fingernails Toe Nails Falling Off Hypothyroid
Protection: Before we used them to climb trees and defend ourselves. Now the serve to protect the bones on tip of our toes and fingers. ...Read more
I pick at my fingernails & toe nails a lot & it's not uncommon to go until they bleed, but can't seem to stop. Is this a condition or just bad habit?
Picking at nails: To the point of bleeding and "can't stop" MAY be a form of OCD. Please start by talking w/your doc and then seeing a mental health professional. Peace and good health. Do you also count things excessively or have to perform certain behaviors or rituals to feel safe or ward off danger? ...Read more
Circulation: Fingers are closer to the heart.Get a more detailed answer ›
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It could be fungal but there are systemic conditions that can also have this affect on nails.
See a dermatologist or podiatrisrt ...Read more
Genetic issues: Nail issues can be hereditary, nutritional or trauma related. I would not be concerned unless they get worse. Look for changes. ...Read more
I have a 2 year old and her finger nails are starting to come off from the back side, also toe nails? She has no health issues.
Malnutrition/disease: If the nails look normal try more foods that have biotin such as swiss chard, carrots, almonds, walnuts, eggs, etc. To improve the nail strength. If the nails look funny see pediatrician or dermatologist for analysis. ...Read more
How can I make my psoriasis nails look better. Right now my toe nails and finger nails look odd. My toe nails became thick and black.
Cannot fight your "genes" the psoriasis is an auto immune condition. I've had some success with cold laser treatments on the nails.
the blackness under the nail is most likely a fungus - the nail needs to be removed and an antifungal solution or polish should be applied to get rid of that problem ...Read more
Not sure: But she could be biting them - ask yuor pediatrician. ...Read more
My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.
Toe nail damage: Footwear beats hell out of the big toe nails, as does athletics. Evaluate your shoes. If you wear high heels, especially closed toe, that might be your problem. ...Read more
Fragile finger nails. Horizontal dents on almost all fingers. Some have double. Peeling toe nails, hair thinning.
Usually not: This usually is from a stressful event in life that interrupts nail growth. See dermatologist for evaluation. ...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
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 more
See an MD: Not a good sign.Get a more detailed answer ›
My toe nails have been falling off nothing is painful and it seems like others are growing in after them I am in college and play water polo and swim?
Let them grow in: If you have no pain, bleeding or infection I would not be concerned. If you have fungal or deformed nails, being in the water so much might hydrolyze them and cause them to fall off if this is a bother you can talk to your podiatrist or dermatologist. Using an ointment (vaseline jelly) might provide a barrier to keep some excess moisture out might help/. ...Read more
What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s
Runners Toe/Fungus: The two prime suspects here are runner's toe (aka black toe) and toenail fungus. Runners toe is a hematoma (blood blister) develops from repetitive micro-trauma (toe box of shoe is either too big or too small). Toenail fungus also frequently causes discoloration. See you podiatrist, they should have no trouble getting to the bottom of this. ...Read more
Onychomadesis: Is a condition where the nails shed off or fall off at there attachment by the cuticle region. It can be seen as a side effect of drugs, trauma, hand foot and mouth disease, illnesses with fevers, and poor nutrition. ...Read more
If the toenails: Are what is long, cut them….if the toes are what's wrong …everyone is different….if they hurt you there are procedures to shorten them. ...Read more
Oral antifungal: There are many different options including topicals, oral antifungals, and lasers. The most effective treatments are oral antifungals such as sporanox, lamisil, (terbinafine) Diflucan and can have an 80-90% efficacy rate after 3 months. Topical creams have a much lower cure rate (40%) and have to be applied for 9 months. Lasers are also effective but there hasn't been a great amount of research in this area. ...Read more
Vitamins: Or biotin levels may be low.Get a more detailed answer ›
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