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Would the need to always chew on something (my nails are horrible now), always zone out, never able to sit for more than a minute be symptoms of add?

Would the need to always chew on something (my nails are horrible now), always zone out, never able to sit for more than a minute be symptoms of add?

They could be.: But whatever the problem is, it's clearly distressing to you. Why not first talk it over with you family doctor and then a psychiatrist? We are here to help. ...Read more

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Can you get pain with nail fold infection? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get pain with nail fold infection? What are the other symptoms?

Sure: Pain, swelling, throbbing are common complaints. This is usually treated easily with an oral antibiotic and sometimes a partial nail avulsion is necessary. Or sometimes, a partial nai avulsion without the antibiotic...Depending on the condition and who is treating. ...Read more

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I got acrylic nails. 1 of my pinky nails was hurting/throbbing/itching so on the 3rd day I took acrylc off, its been 2 wks, still same symptoms. help.

I got acrylic nails. 1 of my pinky nails was hurting/throbbing/itching so on the 3rd day I took acrylc off, its been 2 wks, still same symptoms. help.

Infected : I'm worried that you may have a secondary bacterial infection in your mail bed! You should seek medical attention soon, if this is not possible then warm soaks may help! If you finger starts to swell and turn red and hot, it's an emergency to get treatment ...Read more

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Do the nail charges seen in psoriatic arthritis occur with the start of symptoms or before/after?

Do the nail charges seen in psoriatic arthritis occur with the start of symptoms or before/after?

95% after: . Most psoriatic nail disease occurs in patients with clinically evident psoriasis; it only occurs in less than 5% of patients with no other cutaneous findings of psoriasis. ...Read more

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I've had pitted finger nails for several years without any other symptoms I can think of. Are they always associated with a health problem?

I've had pitted finger nails for several years without any other symptoms I can think of. Are they always associated with a health problem?

No.: But psoriasis is a frequent cause of pitting nails. Do you do a lot of construction or manual work with your hands? Have you had vitamin D level checked? Do you take in plenty of calcium or at least RDA? Omega-3's in fish oil can help strengthen your nails also. Have your doctor check them out and do a couple blood tests if he/she thinks it's necessary. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of nail laceration bad?

Are the symptoms of nail laceration bad?

Depends: Depends on the severity. The symptoms can be very bad if not treated. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...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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Why do my fingernails hurt...I don't wear polish and have no other symptoms except some small fluid retention on my right side.. Same side that nails?

Why do my fingernails hurt...I don't wear polish and have no other symptoms except some small fluid retention on my right side.. Same side that nails?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what is the best treatment. ...Read more

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Small, hard bump on back of neck. Not visible. Size of a tiny pinky nail. No symptoms. It's on the right side on cartilage part. Help! i'm worried?

Small, hard bump on back of neck. Not visible. Size of a tiny pinky nail. No symptoms. It's on the right side on cartilage part. Help! i'm worried?

Could be cyst: This could be a sebaceous cyst. These can usually be moved. If it is very hard and immobile, you should have it checked by your physician. ...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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