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Solar Oil For Nails
Recently i had a wound of scratch by nail on a chair, next day i went for a massage, now im worrying about any infections through oil via my wound.
Watch: Signs of infection include swelling, redness, warmth and possible discharge. If it becomes infected, you will likely see one or all of these signs. ...Read more
Give time to heal: Let them heal. Keep oils off of them and keep the area cleans. ...Read more
I have an itchy feeling on my head my hair's oily i don't have dandruff but when i itch i find under nails oily soft like texture dry oil what's that?
Can massage oil transmit HIV via small wound(scratch of a nail), im worrying about this, full of stress, even didn't eat, can't think of anyother.Help me?
The massage oil: Would have to have been put on by someone with an open wound that was actively washing in and out of that wound and your wound would have to be open as well, not just a scabbed scratch. Plus, HIV is not a hardy virus and any long term placement outside of body in the oil would not be suitable for the virus to live. While i can't guarantee it, it is not likely HIV would be transmitted this way. ...Read more
Should be OK: Fortunately consumption of fish does not prevent absorption of other nutrients/medicines etc...And salmon oil capsule is also considered safe for use with other medicines. Anyhow, just remember, these are supplements. They should not replace your well balanced/healthy diet and regular exercises. If you eat well--see pyramid, u should not need much supplements. Consult doc/nutritionist. Good luck. ...Read more
Is olive oil good for nails i paint it on my nails everyday I use it as a cuticle oil aswell is that ok or will excess oil harm my nails? Thanks
No Endorsement: Physicians on health tap will refrain from any specific product endorsement. This question is a bit out of bounds for medicine. But, in general the product you are using should have no negative health consequences. Other than that medicine would be neutral on your choice. ...Read more
I have think 2 toenails layered on to of each other. Is that normal? I've used toe funal oils to try and thin out my overly thick nails , used tree tea oil also
What : What you most likely have is fungal infection.It is in fact very difficult to treat. You have basically three options: 1. Topical treatment - not very effective with minimal side effects. 2. Oral tablet (lamisil) - effective but has moderate to severe side effects - mainly on the liver. You will need to take it once daily for about 3 months and watch your blood work to check for any rise in the liver enzymes which would be indicative of damage. 3. Laser treatment - very effective with minimal side effects but unfortunately is not covered by insurance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on aviane. I take 4 fish oil/primrose oil daily. Can I take a hair/skin/nail one too? I can tell you the ingredients if you need.
Yes: That would not be a problemGet a more detailed answer ›
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